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Re: [IP] Re: insulin-pumpers-digest V2 #499

At 12:39 PM 08/24/1998  Kevin Cottingim wrote:
>I really like the Softclix, because of the adjustable penetration.  As
>needle gets duller, I increase the penetration.  I think
>I did actually change it once though.  (Seriously, I only change it when
>starts to hurt, maybe once every 3 weeks or so).  In more than
>ten years of testing, I've never had a finger infection.  I don't use
>alcohol, either.  If my hands have been in dirt, I'll wash them.  I
>a finger based on which feels right, or has the fewest visible holes.  I
>know I made a mistake, when I squeeze my finger, and blood comes
>out of two holes!

Yeah, I've had a double holer too. But, have you ever squeezed your finger
to get a decent drop of blood and had it squirt out into your face (or
wherever). Ahh!! The joys of testing...


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