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Re: [IP] scar tissue/site prob



--- Gail Bell <email @ redacted> wrote:
> I am new to the pump (1 month+) and had been having
> problems with 
> absorption.  Type 1 for 38 years.  It was
> recommended to me to use "virgin" 
> territory for the infusion sites.  Since I had been
> using my abdomen for 
> injections, it was suggested that scar tissue might
> be under the skin and 
> not visible.  This IP website has pictures of
> alternative sites.
> It turned out for me that I was not pressing the cap
> of the quick-set 
> inserter hard enough.  The first CDE had told me to
> tap it lightly, which I 
> thought was part of the release technique.  Not so,
> the harder press (not 
> painful) seems to press the cannula deeper.  I am
> hopeful that my luck has 
> changed.
> I hope this helps.
> Gail Bell
> 
>Very interesting. I love this list. 
> 
>
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