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Re: [IP] Sets

Can you tell me the reason for using the bent needle?  I am asking because
my daughter's cannulas always kink, I've tried the bent needle but it gave
her an infection...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Thomas J. Beatson" <email @ redacted>
To: "Insulin Pumpers" <email @ redacted>
Sent: Monday, February 17, 2003 3:33 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] Sets

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> To Phoenix, from Phoenix:
> On Mon, 17 Feb 2003 14:22:12 -0500 "Phoenix Becker"
> <email @ redacted> wrote:
>  >  Can any one tell me anything about some sets I've heard of? Some one
> mentioned
>  > the Polyfin set today, I've never heard of it before.
> The Polyfin sets are not new. I use the "Polyfin QR Infusion Set", which
> I obtain from MiniMed. This set is also known, informally, as the "Bent
> Needle" infusion set. I'm not sure, but I think "Polyfin" is a brand
> name used by MiniMed. And QR stands for Quick Release, which became
> available about 5 years ago. Before that I used the same set except it
> didn't have any Quick Release.
> Tom Beatson
> dx 12/1942, 506 1995, 508 2000
> Phoenix, Arizona
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