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Re: [IP] ongoing site problems

Barbara, Have you tried the 6mm QuickSets ? I have occasionally run into the
same problem and the 6mm helps.  Peter

>From: "Barbara Ziegler" <email @ redacted>
>To: <email @ redacted>
>Subject: [IP] ongoing site problems
>Date: Sun, Apr 6, 2003, 11:53 AM
......> I have been having great difficulties with my sites, and am looking
for ideas.
.......> I have been having bad sites, and don't know what the problem is.
Yesterday I
> changed 4 times (#5 is in today) because of very high BG and ketones.  The
> cannulas were not kinked or bent, but there was a small amount of blood on 2
> of them.  These weren't in scar tissue areas, so absorption should have been
> good.  The angle of insertion may be a problem, but I'm an experienced user,
> and am not really doing anything different. I also have had times when the
 > site is fine for 24 hours or so, and then apparently something changes
> my BG's go up to the 300-400s plus ketones.
> Can anybody help?  I have talked to my physician's office, and MM, but no
> genuine help.  The pump is OK, the insulin is OK, and I haven't been ill.
 > Plus this is a sporadic problem over many months. I'm very frustrated because
> I can't figure it out. Changing out sites this many times costs a lot in time
> and money, plus the high blood sugar problems certainly concern me.
> Barbara Ziegler
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