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Re: [IP] supplies/silhouettes w/desitronic?



Has anyone used the silhouettes with the desitronic?  Are they interchangable?
Lindae

Jeff Dempsey wrote:

> Tara,
> The silhouettes do have the teflon canula.  I was nervous about trying them
> (look at that needle!!!), until I had the training.  If you've read my
> previous posts, I started two weeks before getting training.  Now, at my
> doctor's office, I'm the "guy who started pumping before he got the
> training..."
> Anyway, the silhouettes are the only thing I use now.  I like the tape
> included, all-in one design.  Of, course, YMMV.
>
> Jeff
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Tara Dufour <email @ redacted>
> To: <email @ redacted>
> Sent: Wednesday, April 07, 1999 6:39 AM
> Subject: Re: [IP] supplies
>
> > Brenda,
> > I got my pump last night, and holy cow did my stomach hurt looking at all
> > the information I have to read and learn and especially those needles. I
> > think I might start off using the Sof set ones first.  I was under the
> > impression that the Silhouettes had a plastick canula too, but they don't.
> I
> > found out yesterday that my insurance company is going to cover the
> supplies
> > and I am just waiting for them to doctor up a letter to Respicare stating
> > that they will cover the supplies.  My training for the pump isn't until
> > Monday, but I think if I get all the supplies I need before then I will
> > start on my own, after talking to my doctor for starting insulin dosages
> of
> > course. He's already given me numbers but I need to make sure before I
> > begin.  Wish me luck!
> > Tara
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: The Verreault's <email @ redacted>
> > To: <email @ redacted>
> > Sent: Tuesday, April 06, 1999 5:48 PM
> > Subject: Re: [IP] supplies
> >
> >
> > > Tara,
> > > The combination sets come in a box of 5 complete sets (1 catheter and 1
> > tube
> > > in one package) and 5 packages of just the catheter.  They also have
> boxes
> > > of 10 complete sets.  When they say needles, they are refering to the
> > > catheter part.  The catheter and tubing are separate things, you have to
> > put
> > > them together once the catheter is in place.
> > >
> > > Rick uses the 41" tubing.  He likes it because it gives him room to
> place
> > > his pump on his dresser while he is changing his clothes.  The rolls the
> > > tubing up and attaches it to the clip that is attached to his jeans
> > pocket.
> > >
> > > Hope this helps,
> > > Brenda
> > > The Verreault Family
> > > Borden, Ontario, Canada
> > > email @ redacted
> > @insulin-pumpers.org
> >
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