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Re: [IP] Tenders/Comforts/Silhouettes infusion sets
- To: Insulin Pumpers <email @ redacted>
- Subject: Re: [IP] Tenders/Comforts/Silhouettes infusion sets
- From: "Maryle G. Ashley" <email @ redacted>
- Date: Tue, 9 Dec 1997 22:30:52 -0500 (EST)
On Tue, 9 Dec 1997, Rmhb1126 wrote:
Hi, Renee (inquiring for Melissa)
I use Hypafix with the Tenders.
I also use a 31" line and have had the unpleasant experience of inserting
a new Tender, stepping back to admire my work :), and having the pump fall
off the kitchen counter...yanking out the Tender on the way down. (I saw
So I secure the Tender. I cut 4 narrow strips of Hypafix. I put one on
the edge of the set on each side. Then I bring the line up and tape it
down (it serves as a safety loop here) running the hypafix strip along the
line. Then the fourth strip goes horizontal across the line for good
measure and touches the other strips on a third edge.
This combination holds against strong pulls. I am probably overdoing it,
but I haven't lost one since I started this.
email @ redacted
> group question: on the subject of these particular infusion sets: my very
> thin teen-aged daughter definitely prefers the Tenders/Comfort sets to the
> sof-sets BUT her major complaint is that there's such a scant edge of tape
> around the perimeter of the part you "re-hook " into (they need to give these
> parts real names!! LOL) that it tends to come loose very quickly.