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[IP] separate groups and sites
Arnold said: SNIP>>>> What I'm wondering, is do we have enough
Mini-Med Pumpers, on this list (and I already know the answer to
this), to possibly spin off a separate list (a sub-list) for a Mini-Med
Question and Answer list...........
.........Also, wondering, what others do about site problems. It
seems that site rotation troubles everyone...............Does anyone
have any suggestions about this kind of thing.
My opinion is that I want to hear from everyone - I don't care what
car they drive, uh I meant what pump they use. Everyone has
something of value to contribute, and thank goodness they have. I
learned everything I needed to know from this list and what kind of
pump was never a consideration.
Now about Site problems. Yes I do have that problem. Many years
of MDI and 6 years of pumping. Being right handed, I often used
the left side of my body abdomen and upper abdomen area for
injections. Consequently, that left side is pretty worn out. I totally
left the area alone for about 6 months. Last few weeks I started
back and 50% of the time I pick a bad site and have to put a new
cannula in (money, money, money!) A few years back, Sara SP,
and I agreed that we needed a "SITE FINDER" sorta like a stud
finder.......(well she and I weren't talking about wall studs, but that
is a different story).
Just think how much money you could save if there were
something that would tell you, like those depth thingys telling you
how good a site was. I use about 4 cannulas a week due to bad
sites. Many of us have written letters and tried in vain to get MM to
sell cannulas seperately. My drawer of just tubing is filling up fast,
might send this next one to the head of Blue Cross !
Let me know if you have any suggestions about improving "old, bad
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