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Re: [IP] New Minimed Quick Sets



Chritina, 

I have been using the sils for 4 years and have never
had the tape kink up.  If you are going to use them,
you should have an educator watch you insert it.  I
have never had any problem with the sils staying
attached.

Linda
--- Christina Senechal <email @ redacted> wrote:
> Brian... I just started my pump. I was on the sils,
> but when I got my pump 
> they sent me the quicksets. They have their upside
> and their downs. For 
> example, the quicksets, I have found, stay attached
> to me better than the 
> sils. The sticky stuff on the sils starts to kink up
> on the 2nd day of 
> wearing them. However, no problem with that and the
> quicksets. I like much 
> better the quicksets insertion. I love the little
> "gun" thing that comes 
> with the quicksets, it makes insertion much easier.
> I also find that the 
> quicksets are a little bit more comfortable to wear,
> because it doesn't go 
> in at an angle like the sils. However, yesterday, I
> brok my quickset right 
> at the insertion site. I accidentally pulled the
> tubing and the part that 
> clicks onto the insertion site, popped off! I was
> debating changing the 
> tubing, but I was able to (it seemed) just put the
> connector thing back on 
> and it stayed there. However, in my class I went to
> check on it and it had 
> fallen off. After my class I checked my BG's and I
> was over 350. I called 
> minimed and they said to change the tubing. I think
> the sils are more 
> durable than the quicksets, based on my experience
> yesterday... I never had 
> any probs with the sils breaking off at the
> insertion site and I did a lot 
> of accidental tugging on the tubing.
> well, I hope this helps.
> -Christina
> 
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