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Re: [IP] Sharps container alternative



 I have a small sharps container that I purchased at Rite Aid for travel...I
think I'm one of the few that change my lancet every time I do a BG check...so I
have plenty of sharps to dispose of...

But what happens when the natural substance breaks down and leaves little 
hard-to-see sharp objects for somebody to get stuck?

I'm in the middle of planning a trip in May and came up with the bright idea 
that I could use an old prescription pill bottle for the sharps I will 
generate on the trip - the introducer needles from infusion sets and the 
needles you use to suck insulin into the reservoir.

Jan and ?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Coe" 
I have saved natural
> corks from wine bottles.What I do in poke the syringe or infusion needle 
> into
> the cork, then work it back and forth until it snaps off then tap the 
> small
> but end that sticks out onto a countertop top and PRESTO the needle is 
> gone
> and wont come out into a natural substance will break down over time. 
.
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