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Re: [IP] painful sites

I have experienced similar. I found that I has placed the silouette needle
too close to skin surface. I changed and went deeper and I have had no more

-----Original Message-----
From: JHughey <email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
Cc: IP List <email @ redacted>
Date: Thursday, June 15, 2000 5:41 AM
Subject: [IP] painful sites

>> I am experiencing some soreness and tenderness at the place of my site.
>> seems like when I bolus, it tends to get really sore. Lyra
>How much insulin do you bolus at one time? Which pump do you use? The
>I ask, on my 2nd pump that delivered more quickly than my MM507C and 6
>HURT! -- I broke it up to 3u and 3u, 3 minutes apart. That was before the
>square wave or dual wave. Having DM for almost 50 years, and the shot
>needles so thin now (I started with 26g - OUCH!), I don't hesitate to
>when necessary. If you are bolusing a bigger amount, why not take it in an
>at a different site? This will preserve your infusion site and may eliminte
>the pain -- at least for the time being and you are more *acclimated.* You
>can add this amount to your daily total on your log book. Just a thought.
>Jan (61 y/o, T-1 11/5/50, pmpg 8/23/83) & Bluda Sue (MM507C, 3/99)
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