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Re: [IP] Occlusion Annoyances

>Has anyone else experienced pump occlusions during the middle of the night?
>I've had two in the last 4 nights, and it's annoying to get up in the middle
>of the night to change my site when half asleep!  I changed my infusion site
>in the evening before dinner both nights that it happened.  Unfortunately,
>my pump only has 2 levels of sensitivity and mine is already on the lowest
>setting.  I'm on a small basal rate, and my endo said that occlusions are
>not uncommon for people with lower basal rates.  But I don't want to
>continue this.  Is there anything I can do to prevent this?  I usually sleep
>with my pump under my pillow.is there a better place to put it during the
>night? Please help!

I've experienced some occlusions, but they were from a "pinched" 
tube.   I simply disconnect from the site, do a small prime, hook 
back up and go to sleep.  My sites hardly ever occlude, so I know it 
is always the tubing giving me the problem.

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