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Re: [IP] RE: Sof-Serter



I was taught with it.  I tried twice to insert w/o it, and the needle
wouldn't go in all the way no matter how hard or quickly I pushed, and left
a nasty red booboo :(   I want to try sils but I can't live w/o my sof
serter.  Any advice?  Was I inserting it wrong?
Julie


> 
> My diabetes trainer told me NOT to pinch when using the soft-serter. 
Sometimes
> I do though (on my stomach).  It works either way for me.  I do not
understand
> why educators and docs tell their patients not to use the soft-serter
(usually
> b/c they say it is a crutch).  That's like telling a diabetic not to use
the
> pump b/c it's a crutch.  In all reality, syringes, insulin and all of our
> necessities for life are crutches.  Crutches for life.
> Santana
> 
> > >I pinched for injections, but don't for infusion-set insertions.
Anyone
> > else
> > >wanna pipe in here?
> 
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