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Re: [IP] How to secure 'Tenders'



Personally I just shave a little patch, actually makes me feel the site is a
little more sterile.

David  Type 1 {LADA}  (who LOVES his MM 507c Insulin Pump)
Assimilated into the Borg Collective on May 3, 1999, at 1200 hours

----- Original Message -----
From: Whitaker, Paul <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Tuesday, June 15, 1999 2:25 AM
Subject: [IP] How to secure 'Tenders'


> The time is getting closer for my pump now and  I was wondering how the
> 'Tender' would stay fixed on my abdomen. I am pretty hairy down there and
I
> cannot really see how those little tabs on the Tender will stay stuck very
> long. I'm not worried about pulling out hair when I change the set - just
> having it stay there in the first place. Also, is the hair a potential
> source of infection?
>
> So..... Gentlemen, what do you do, shave little patches every couple of
> days? or is there something that's really sticky and holds even if you can
> double up as the bathroom rug!?!?
>
> Paul
>
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