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Re: [IP] Insertion pain



Hey, Laddie.  I did insert something when I tried the tubed pump for two
days.  Not sure what the set was, but boy did it hurt.  So you're probably
right,  The Omnipod hurts for about a second when you insert the cannula,
so it's a piece of cake.  Lunch?  Susan

On Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 5:07 PM, Laddie Lindahl <
email @ redacted> wrote:

> Susan-
>
>  The reason you think that the Dexcom insertion hurts is that you never
> used
> Medtronic SofSensors! I used to get bleeding and bruising on many or most
> insertions. For me the Dex hurts while I insert it, but it never hurts
> afterwards. I think that the current Medtronic Enlite sensors have an easy
> insertion, but the SofSensors were horrible.
>
>  Oh yes, and ice on the ear lobes. My mother wouldn't let me get my ears
> pierced
> when my older sister did. So I bought some gold earrings (still have
> them), iced
> up my ear lobes, and pierced them myself. They are not quite even, but a
> heck of
> a job for a pre-teen....
> .
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