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Re: [IP] Pumping Question



The original question referred to when a child is just getting the pump and
is on saline, what infusion sets allow the insulin to be given through the
site, instead of through shots.

> > >  You can also inject insulin through the
> > > Silhoette during the saline period although my son said the
> > > injections through the site hurt.
>
> When I read so many people wanting ideas on how to make sites last longer
on
> children, it confuses me as to why someone would want to inject into a
site.
> With the small amount needed for a bolus, wouldn't a regular injection be
> better and easier to find new places? When I took injections, it was with
> 26g steel needles (45u). My personal opinion (which I highly respect) is
> that the less insulin going into a child's site would help it to last
> longer. YMMV (~_^)
> Jan (61 y/o, T-1 11/5/50, pmpg 8/23/83) & Bluda Sue (MM507C, 3/99)
> http://maxpages.com/bludasue
>
>
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