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Re: [IP] Sore red sites

At 09:45 PM 8/1/1999 -0400, you wrote:
>I need help with a recent problem I have been having.  For some reason just
>in the last 3 site changes (which are on my sides, using Sils) after
>bolusing for a meal I get a red area just outside of where the tape is.  It
>also starts to hurt just after the bolus starts delivering insulin.  I've
>had to change my sites after a day because it would get so red.  My bg's
>have been fine despite this problem.  Any advice would be greatly


If the red spot is beyond the edge of the tape and not at the point where
the canula enters the skin, I would think that you have it inserted to
shallow.  The pain during a bolus tends to confirm this.

Tnx, Corky
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