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[IP] Bruising and bleeding sites

>Date: Tue, 9 Jul 2002 10:31:39 -0500 
>From: "Schoenbauer, Kathy" <email @ redacted>
>Subject: [IP] Bruising at sites and blood in cannula
>I've been having lots of problems lately with my sites bruising and getting
>blood in the cannula after as little as 24 hours. I normally change my sites
>every 2 days and switched from Humalog to Novolog about a month ago. Even
>though there is bruising and blood, often my BGs are fine. Still, I end up
>changing my set, just in case. I use the Comfort sets. I have tried others
>that go straight in and those were no better. I only use my abdomen as other
>areas, such as my thigh, not only bruise, but take weeks to heal.
>Suggestions, anyone? I appreciate any advice!
>Kathy S.
I had the same problem until I changed to the Quick-Sets.  Have not had 
a problem since using them and I use the 9mm.  If it is too short seems 
to cause more problems.
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