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Re: [IP] pump site issues



Laurie, your daughter may be having over usage of certain areas  - scar 
tissue, hardened skin, etc. Perhaps she may need to change the kind of set, 
trying alternative site location found on the IP website under frequently 
asked questions. The overused happens to me under my best intentions of 
monitoring where the site was last the last 2-3 times. Using alternate sites 
gives difficult areas a break for a while for healing to take place. Sharon
----- Original Message ----- 
From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Friday, June 06, 2008 6:58 PM
Subject: [IP] pump site issues


> Hello, I haven't posted for years but recently my daughter began having 
> some
> pumping issues. She is 19, been pumping for 8 years and uses the soft 
> serter
> with the paradigm sof- set micro QR. About 2 years ago she changed from
> inserting the site in her stomach to using her back. The past few months 
> she
> has gotten many "no- delivery" alarms. Sometimes the canula looks bent 
> when
> she removes it but not always. Sometimes the no delivery happens an hour 
> after
> her site change or even sooner. This has made her very nervous before 
> every
> site change thinking it is going to happen and what used to take 15 
> minutes
> now might take an hour as she freezes up before pushing the button. We
> wondered if anyone else has experienced this and might have some insight 
> into
> how to do things differently. B We have discussed this with her doctor but 
> she
> wasn't able to provide any reason for why this might happen.B
> We would love some feedback!!
>
> Thank you!
>
> Laurie (Mom) and Marlee (19 yr old with D)B
> .
.
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