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Re: [IP] Symlin

Have you tried Symlin in pens? You don't dull the needle by pushing it 
through the toughest membrane in existence and I rarely get that "Symlin 
burn" with pens.

Jan and ?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jamie Anderson" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Tuesday, February 03, 2009 2:49 PM
Subject: RE: [IP] Symlin

> My 15 year old son started using Symlin in an effort to curb his appetite. 
> It
> did work for that but the better result we saw was the stabilization of 
> post
> parandial blood sugars. He has now decided he doesn't want to use it as it 
> hurts
> when he injects it. I feel so bad for my kids having to take care of so 
> much I
> don't really want to force him---and let's face it, he is much bigger than 
> I and
> I couldn't force him to do anything!!LOL!! We have tried to let it get to 
> room
> temp before giving it but that hasn't helped. Any other ideas?? Would 
> numbing
> the area with ice be a good idea or not???
> Jamie, mom to Zachary(15) dx at age 12, Cleo (13) dx at age 8, Jamison(10) 
> and
> Addalyn(3).
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