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Re: [IP] Re: No Delivery
hi Liz (hey the brain DOES still work!!!)
Although the silhouette needle looks intimidating (l-o-n-g), it has
1) no "tail" hanging when you disconnect
2) lies flat against your stomach as opposed to that little "button"
3)sold in 2 part packaging so that Melissa only needs to fill her
reservoir once a week & mid-week, she simply changes the catheter portion in
4) if he's leery of inserting into his stomach, consider getting EMLA
cream which anaesthetizes the area..used by parents of young diabetics even
before shots sometimes...takes about 30-60 minutes to work though
Hope this helps...Melissa's initial motivation was wanting to wear a
bikini & not have her "button" showing through!!!!
Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/