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Re: [IP] I NEED OPINIONS AGAIN



In all the years testing, I've never changed lancets less than once a day.
Last summer, I got and infection on my index finger.  It's the only time
it's ever happened.  My bg's were alittle high for two days, but back to
normal as the infection cleared.

Joanne
----- Original Message -----
From: Mattias Morrison <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Monday, December 02, 2002 2:45 PM
Subject: RE: [IP] I NEED OPINIONS AGAIN


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> Denise wrote:
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> <snip>You are very unusual in that you change lancets every time.
> >Most people do not do this. I try to encourage it.
>
> After I was first diagnosed 9 years ago I would change lanclets every
test.
> I guess I just find changing lenclets a huge hassle, so I change them
about
> once every 3 months now.  This might seem absurd, but I have never ever
had
> an infection.  I'm testing between 5 and 8 times a day.
>
> I guess I'm a bit curious about the need to change lanclets every test,
and
> how necessary this really is.  I don't mean to encourage poor sterile
> technique, I just want to add my own experience to the topic.  I much
prefer
> to just zip open the One Touch Ultra case, test, and go (about 10 seconds
> total time).  Happy testing,
> mattias
>
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