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Re: [IP] Re: infusion sets



I switched to the Sure-T last month and so far no problems with 'kinked' 
sets.  There is the Poly-Fin set with the bent needle, It is like the 
silhouette but the needle stays in I've used them and have had no problems, 
other than you have to use the IV3000 to tape it on.
don

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Barb Smith" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Sunday, July 02, 2006 9:51 PM
Subject: [IP] Re: infusion sets


> Sorry, but back to my old problem.  Had a soft-set in and it was working
> great but started to itch so changed set and it kinked, so I changed set 
> and
> it kinked-so I changed set and it kinked-you can imagine my glucose levels
> were crazy today.  Almost to 400-then 300 then 200 blah-blah-blah.  SO, 
> had
> to finally resort to another Silhouette-the new shorter needle one but I
> just cannot put that needle anywhere above my waist because I just can't; 
> so
> I put in abdomen and will not change for at least a week.  I hate the
> silhouettes and my question is do any of the other pumps use a no fail
> infusion set like the silhouette that is not as much torture as the
> silhouette?  I have not paid anything on my pump yet-out of pocket-so 
> maybe
> I could get a different pump?  I called and talked to Medtronic just a few
> minutes ago but I am sure the Sure-T would not work for me.  I did ask if
> they could send me some test strips as on a day like today I used way to
> many but got no response to my request for that.  Sorry so long but I am
> really frustrated!!
> TIA,
> Barb
> email @ redacted
> .
.
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