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Re: [IP] IV Prep

i agree that the infusion set sticks better with the IV prep... the few site
changes i had to do in an "emergency" without IV prep peeled up after a day
or so... i had to tape the set down.

On 6/9/08, email @ redacted <email @ redacted> wrote:
> using IV Prep has bactira killing stuff in it, In fact its  better than a
> alcohol pad. Plus w/the IV Prep pads it helps the tape to stick better,
> where
> Alcohol pad don't,
> Ben,  TY1 25 yrs using insulin pump for 10  yrs
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> I just found out my 15 yr  old son has not been using IV Prep when doing a
> site
> change. I can't seem  to get him to understand the importance of trying to
> avoid
> infection. Does  anyone by chance have any photos of what an infection from
> a
> site could  look like so I could maybe "scare" him into using the preps??
> Jamie,  mom to Zachary(15) dx at age 12, Cleo (12) dx at age 8, Jamison(9)
> and
> Addalyn(3).
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