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Re: [IP] Re: Sofset problem



Well, if the lady I talked to at Minimed is correct, Silouhettes are
considerably less expensive that SofSets!

--Laurel

Barbara wrote:

> > I have a new pumper who seems to have a problem keeping her Sofsets in
place.
> > It seems that the set creeps back out of the skin after insertion.  
> 
Ted wrote:

> Been there, done that. It's why I no longer use SofSets but prefer
Comfort 
> (aka Tenders or Silhoette) sets now.
> 
> We have
> > tried Hypafix, Skin Prep,  and "sandwiched" between a Polyskin and the
IV
> > 2000. She has no options on using other sets as Medicaid only approves
the
> > Sofset without the Quick Release. 
> 
> Bummer. Can't she make a case for necessity with Medicaid? I know, not
easy and
> definitely not fast. Perhaps if she got a few sample Silhoettes from
MiniMed she
> could try to prove the efficacy to them? I know, they don't listen and
cost is
> ALL they consider, but change doesn't happen without somebody pushing for
it....
> 

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