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Re: [IP] First set Change



Yeah Roselea!  You were the one that finally understood my question!  Thank
you sooooo much!  I must not have been
asking it correctly.

Yes, we do have the instruction booklet for the silhouettes with step by
step instructions for putting in a site..just not
taking it out.  You were lots of help.

----- Original Message -----
From: "RoseLea" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Saturday, February 16, 2002 8:42 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] First set Change


> >Thanks Brian!! I think I have it figured out on how to insert the site..I
> >just want it to be painless when I ..remove... the site as this is her
> >deciding factor tomorrow if she wants the pump or not..I want it to go
> >well. Inserting went fine. Does anyone have discomfort at the site , with
> >no signs of infection...just discomfort?
>
> If I recall from my instructions for using the Tender (same as
Silhouette),
> you remove the tape cover on the side closest to the needle, hold it back
> with your fingertip, insert, stick down, then remove the other half of the
> tape paper.  That way, it's stuck down while you're trying to remove the
> other tape paper and will cause less movement, etc.   Stick down that
tape,
> then remove the needle.  I'm not sure of what type of discomfort you're
> referring to, but if it hurts, it could mean that you have the cannula
> inserted too deep or too shallow, which can cause some pain.  When I used
> the Tenders, I inserted at only about 20 degrees which was most
comfortable
> for me.  I'm not sure your daughter's age, but if she's young with little
> fat, you might need to insert less than the 30 degrees given in the
> instructions.  By the way, do you have an instruction sheet for inserting
> the Sils?  I know that boxes of sets usually come with a step-by-step
> instruction sheet on insertions.  Good luck.  YMMV.
>
> RoseLea
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