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Re: [IP] new pumper



Hey April,
Every once in awhile I nick a little capillary and that causes a bleed such
as the one you've experienced. I finally learned to do my site changes in
bright light so I could see, and avoid, the caps.
Worth a try?
Good Luck

Peg

----- Original Message -----
From: "April Choulis" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Sunday, April 27, 2003 10:06 AM
Subject: [IP] new pumper


> I just started on the Paradigm pump about 1 week ago. Yesterday I had to
change
> my site twice because blood became visible at the site. Is this normal?
When I
> pulled the set out the whole catheter part was filled with blood and the
site
> was very sore. Can anybody tell me what could cause this to happen or if
there
> are ways to prevent it? I have read about the catheter "crimping" but it
was
> still perfectly staright when I pulled it out. Any suggestions or
comments?
> April (21 years old)dx 10-92pumping since 4-21-03
>
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