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Re: [IP] Insulin Infusion Sites

> Pumpers:
> When I saw my endo last week, I told her I had attempted to infuse
> through the buttocks, for the first time in a long time. I use Apidra,
> and a Paradigm Silhouette. I told her that the absorption seemed
> inconsistent, compared with my abdomen. I went high during the day,
> lower than I wanted during the night, and then my BG shot up to 400
> two hours after breakfast, despite it having been 128 before breakfast
> and my having not gone extremely low during the night.  She said she
> dislikes her patients wearing infusion sets in the buttocks, for that
> reason. I just found this article, which seems to say that Apidra is
> absorbed evenly, no matter where is is injected. It is an article
> about injections rather than infusing through a pump, but I am just
> wondering - How do the rest of you Pumpers fare with buttock infusion
> sites?

My daughter has been using the area between the belt-line and
pocket-line for at least 10 years with Novolog.

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