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Re: [IP] Re: Quick sets



The bent-Needle (poly-fins)  or the Sure-T's will get rid of the bent 
cannula problems ,,,
don

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Felix Kasza" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Monday, June 12, 2006 5:11 PM
Subject: RE: [IP] Re: Quick sets


>I use the 6mm Paradigm quick-sets and love them. I still have enough
> subcutaneous fat for them, but the day draws near when I'll have to
> switch to Sils or bent-needle sets -- as I lose weight, the area that is
> usable for quick-sets gets smaller and smaller.
>
> In particular, avoid going close to the ribcage -- lying on a site whose
> cannula may be, due to the skin shifting over the ribs, rammed into
> muscle or bone is uncomfortable, not to mention the potential for
> kinking the cannula.
>
> Cheers,
> Felix.
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email @ redacted
> [mailto:email @ redacted] On Behalf Of lataymad
> Sent: Monday, 12 June 2006 14:57
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: [IP] Re: Quick sets
>
> I know this has been discussed in the past, but I was wanted to hear
> from
> anyone who is successfully using the quickset by minimed.  I know there
> have
> been many problems in the past but I'm hoping most have been overcome.
> My
> son has just switch from the sils to quickset.  He is 12 and is
> confortable
> inserting the quickset himself (with inserter) but is not willing to do
> the
> sils himself.  He loves the sites.  Last night we had our first incident
> of
> a crimped canula.  He was 500 when I checked at 1am.  Any hints or
> advice?
> We'd like to stick with it but know we will need to be very deligent
> about
> checking the site.
> Laura H.  Mom to Taylor, age 12
> .
.
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