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Re: [IP] Infusion Sets



RE: painful insertion, try Les Pain.B  It is a spray on numbing formula. I
spray and wait 20 minutes - don't feel a thing. It doesn't impact the infusion
set function and if dry doesn't impact the stickiness of theB  set.B  It used
to be available form Amazon - don't know. I used to get it form Fifty50.com,
but now order form the company itself in Canada. They are great to work with.

----- Original Message -----

From: "Liliana Wells" <email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted
Sent: Thursday, December 31, 2015 5:04:17 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] Infusion Sets

Have you tried the Sil-Serter so you don't have to insert manually? B I
tried both manually and with the automatic inserter; but the Silhouettes
were too painful for me. B Good luck.

On Thu, Dec 31, 2015 at 8:00 AM, Signe Myhren <
email @ redacted> wrote:

> B Reading what everyone has to say about thin people and failure rates
> makes me
> feel better. I mentioned here recently that I am having issues too
> frequently
> with absorption from manually-inserted Silhouettes. I don't know what else
> to
> try. The Sure-T, straight-in, metal sets caused my BG to rise above 300
> very
> rapidly. Even Medtronic said I should not try them again. Should I try the
> Mios?
> I am actually considering going back to OmniPod, which I last used in
> 2007. It
> has a short, plastic, straight-in set. I am also having trouble with air
> bubbles
> in my reservoir, and when a Medtronic rep listened to me describe the
> filling of
> a reservoir, while I did it, she found no fault in my technique. OmniPods
> get no
> air bubbles, ever. I know that. I like my Enlites, but a switch to OmniPod
> would
> necessitate a switch to DexCom. I am just plain feeling frustrated that
> all my
> efforts to improve my A1C to pre-pumping numbers are failing! One good bit
> of
> news - apparently I had uploaded my two iPads to iCloud before forgetting
> the
> passwords. I lost no data at all!
>
> Signe
>
> Sent from my iPad
> .
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