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[IP] Re: insulin-pumpers-digest V6 #401 - Mastisol

>Correct me if I'm wrong, but can't you put Mastisol directly on skin below 
>the polyskin?  I received a sample from Minimed but hesitate to use it.  
>Really didn't understand their directions.  Lately I have been putting the 
>polyskin down, inserting softset w/ tape off back then applying both tapes 
>that come with softset.  With the heat and humidity in Houston I get about 
>3 hours before everything comes loose while working in yard on the weekend. 
>  During the week at work everything works fine.  I tend to get in sticky 
>situations myself without help so...any knowledge with applying Mastisol is 

Jana Strange

>Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2002 11:23:20 EDT
>From: email @ redacted
>Subject: Re: [IP] My first try with Mastisol
>   What I don't understand is WHY your insurance company decided to pay 
>times the am ount of $$ to buy those individual vials instead of a 4 oz
>bottle I'll never know.  And you can only use it once and throw it away.  
>4 oz bottle is about half-way gone now after 2 years.  And dipping the QTip
>and spreading has always given me just enough and not too much.  We never 
>to sandwich with Josh on the SS but he doesn't have any skin sensitivities
>either.  So I can't tell you about doing that!  Don't forget to fan it a
>little bit (maybe more if there is so much on there) to let it get tacky
>before  you insert.
>Good Luck!
>mom to Joshua
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