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Re: [IP] Softset vs. Bent Needle

> My daughter and I started pumping saline last Thursday and are using
> the Softset.  We both love it. (I'm doing it to keep her company) 
> The trainer from Minimed said that our doctor may insist on my
> daughter using the bent needle and showed it to her.  She was
> hysterical.  She will be going into the hospital for 3 days when she
> goes "live".  I feel I should insist on using the Softset, otherwise
> this is going to be a bad experience and I don't think my daughter
> can handle it (I couldn't!! The idea of having a needle in me 24/7
> would make me very anxious)

My daughter used a bent needle for a couple of years because the 
sofset was too long and hurt her. Besides the bent needle, you might 
consider the Silohette/Tender/Comfort sets or the Disetronic 6mm 
rapids for a small child.
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