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Re: [IP] re: looking for advice



What size cannula are you using?  Can you use a shorter one?  Changing the
angles may work, or even the sites.  Did you have this problem when using
your stomach?   Maybe the thigh just isn't the best place for you.  As
always, YMMV.

Lisa, Type 1
and mom to 2 type 1 daughters
----- Original Message -----
From: "Serena Shapiro" <email @ redacted>
>
> I am having a lot of difficulties with sites these days.  I use the
> silhouettes and am suddenly having a lot of sites where my blood sugar
rises
> without known reason.  I pull the site and find the very end of the
cannula
> bent.  I spoke with minimed and as I am thin they felt I was reaching
muscle
> which was causing the bend.  ( I have been using my thighs as can not
longer
> use my tummy due to build up from long, long use - 11 or so years).  they
> suggested putting the sils in on a 20 degree (rather than 45 degree
angle).
> has anyone done this or should I just try a different insertion type and
if so
> what?  thanks.  serena dx's '76, pumping since '89
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