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Re: [IP] Safety Loops?

When I was instructed my doctor said to always make a safety loop so that 
should it get hung up . . . well you've obvioulsly got the picture.  Hey, 
good job!

>From: "Whitaker, Paul" <email @ redacted>
>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>To: "'email @ redacted'" 
><email @ redacted>
>Subject: [IP] Safety Loops?
>Date: Thu, 22 Jul 1999 10:44:04 -0700
>Hello, everyone,
>I am using 'Tenders' with the long tube. I find that the tube gets snagged
>up from time to time and pulls on the infusion set - this seems to
>accelerate the need to change the sets and of course - it hurts. I am 
>an experiment today by taping a loop of the tube to me in the hope that any
>pulling on the tube will be absorbed by the loop instead of me.
>I'm still learning the 'ins and outs' of  pumping and my trainer nor anyone
>else has said this is the thing to do. Does anyone else do this? And if so,
>what's the best way of making a 'safety loop'?
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