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Re: [IP] Re: Occlusion detection



The hip area I use is more like the upper backside.
right below the waist. I only have a little fat there,
about a 3 in. sq which i move around in and side to
side but the good absorption and sites make me wish I
was a little fatter.
--- April Choulis <email @ redacted> wrote:
>  DO you use the 9mm or the 6mm cannula? If you are
> skinny then using the 6mm
> might work better (unless you are already using that
> one). I have had trouble
> with bleeding at the site and was told that choosing
> one of the infusion sets
> that go in at an agle would probably be more helpful
> so that might be a choice
> also.April
> 
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> You have great timing in asking about this topic! I
> have been having almost
> consistent problems over the past week with my
> cannulas getting bent inside my
> abdomen, shooting my blood sugars in the mid-high
> 200's and low 300s. I
> typically have extremely tight control over my blood
> sugar so this has sent me
>  into a frenzy. I see someone mentioned they put
> their sets into their hip,
> would
> that be right on the side of the hip? I am at my
> wits end right now as I'm
>  really wasting a lot of money having to change sets
> constantly and having to
> buy
>  insulin way too often for my liking. By the way, I
> use the quick sets for the
> MM
>  Paradigm, and I'm really skinny too so I think that
> has something to do with
> the
> bending cannulas.
> 
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