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Re: [IP] Insulin Infusion Sites



 Michael, I use the MIO and haven't figured out how to use butt area unless I
had help (I don't). Need both hands to insert and retract inserter.

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Phyllis 

On Jun 28, 2014, at 3:20 PM, email @ redacted wrote:

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