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Re: [IP] First Day Pumping the real stuff!

Me too!!! I change mine about every 2 weeks, sometimes every week, if I
remember.  I've never had an infection and I've tested 20 times in one day
and have never had sore fingers!

>For me the key to painless finger pricking is to NOT change the lancets each
>time I test.  I will use the same lancet for a month, sometimes more.  As you
>gasp and get poised to write to me about the danger of infection, let me
>qualify this with a couple things.  I always make sure my hands are clean
>before testing.  No one else ever uses my machine or lancet device.  I've
>been doing it this way since I started testing my blood (early 80's?) and
>have never had a problem with infection.
>Marilyn (ducking)
>Insulin Pumpers website http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/
>for mail subscription assistance, contact: HELP@insulin-pumpers.org

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