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Re: [IP] kinks in quicksets



My daughter is 5'4" , 115 lbs also , uses the 6 mm cannula too, stands up,
uses the inserter and pushes in the middle thing too with luck everytime
too!
----- Original Message -----
From: "meg teg" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Monday, April 22, 2002 9:01 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] kinks in quicksets


> --- email @ redacted wrote:
> > Hi All,
> >
> > I switched to quicksets about 4 months ago, and have
> > really liked them.  Recently, however, about 60% of
> > the sets I insert don't work.  When I pull them out
> >........
> I was having this kinking problem also. Some
> suggestions from the list seemed to clear them up.
> 1. If using the inserter after inserting and you are
> to press down on the top of  inserter to release the
> needle...PRESS down firmly, it doesn't hurt and is
> said to set the cannula better.(I had stopped using
> the inserter because I had better luck for awhile and
> this might have been why)
> 2. Also I find if I stand up when inserting it goes in
> more smoothly.
> I am lean also 5'4" 115lbs and use the 6mm cannula.
> the longer ones kinked a lot. I haven't had a bad set
> since doing this,( knock on wood). YMMV lol meg
>
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