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Re: [IP] Does saline sting?

> I have a friend whose 8 year old daughter is getting ready to go on
> an insulin pump.  She's wearing it now with saline during training
> (Disetronic, using Tenders) and complains that the boluses hurt,
> sometimes to the point she cries, but the sites aren't otherwise
> uncomfortable.  She wonders if that means the insulin will hurt.  My
> daughter says she can feel the insulin going in, more like a tingle,
> but it's never hurt unless the catheter was in muscle, then it hurt
> all the time.  

What kind of infusion set is she using. Sounds like the set is too 
deep. She should probably switch to Tenders or Rapids.


Michael <email @ redacted>
Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/