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Re: [IP] RE: Sof-Serter



Sounds like you did it right.  With out the sof-serter its just a 'quick
jab' movement.  Its really got to be quick or it will kink.  I have had the
nasty red boo boo happen before the sof-serter came out.

Melissa and pumpy
----- Original Message -----
From: "Julie Britt" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Wednesday, July 26, 2000 12:42 AM
Subject: 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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