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Re: [IP] Tenders/Comforts/Silhouettes infusion sets



Does your insurance co. pay for skin prep?  I don't think mine does.

Sally

On Tue, 9 Dec 1997 09:58:05 EST Rmhb1126 <email @ redacted> writes:
>Hi all:
>     group question: on the subject of these particular infusion sets: 
>my very
>thin teen-aged daughter definitely prefers the Tenders/Comfort sets to 
>the
>sof-sets BUT her major complaint is that there's such a scant edge of 
>tape
>around the perimeter of the part you "re-hook " into (they need to 
>give these
>parts real names!! LOL) that it tends to come loose very quickly.
>
>    The other day she tried wiping "skin prep" on first, but that 
>didn't seem
>to work...She doubts putting down a tegaderm first & then "inserting" 
>through
>that would remedy the problem (although that's the way she always did 
>the sof-
>sets) and she calims that it's impossible to put another "taping" 
>product over
>top of the infusion set because it would obscure the plastic portion 
>you need
>to re-click into??????
>
>     Any & all suggestions eagerly appreciated...also if anyone has 
>used a
>"Silhouette" yet, is it designed identically with a mere smidgen of 
>adhesive
>backing on that outer edge?...Anyone else encounter this problem????
>
>     Thanks, Renee (inquiring for Melissa)
>