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Re: [IP] sof-serter and disetronic infusion sets



I do this too with the exception of stretching the skin.  I usually pinch up
the skin as I always did with injections.  :-)

Billie

Pat Flynn wrote:

> Hi Rebecca,
> You don't have to plunge the needle fast into your skin.  That is bound to
> hurt.  What I do with my soft set is poke lightly around parts of my belly
> first.  If any part hurts, I'll retract the inserter needle and check for
> another part.  This may take 2 or 3 spots before I fund one that doesn't
> seem to hurt.  Then I push the needle in fairly slowly until I can feel the
> dermis area(middle part of the skin) "give" and the inserter needle is in
> place.  One thing you can do when you use this "slow method" is to stretch
> your skin area with your fingers so as to tense the area.  This will help a
> lot.  Good luck.
> Pat
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