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[IP] Quick Sets vs. Silhouettes

I've been using Quick Sets with the 6 mm cannula since I started pumping 2
months go.  Lately I've been having problems with the cannula crimping or
kinking and have had to change my site out 5 times in the past 8 days.  Prior
to this, I had a couple of kinks, always when I went to high up on my abdomen,
so I switched to my hips or insert lower into the fattier part of my stomach.
But this past week I've even had crimps from those sites, some in less than 12
hours.  Two of the 5 times there was no visible crimp after I pulled out the
set, but my numbers had been unexplainably higher, even after doing correction
boluses and cranking up my basal, so there had to be some problem.  I don't
know if the cannula straightened out after removing it, if it was clogged, or
if my site just wasn't as efficient anymore.  There was no redness or itching
around the sites, although I had intermittent pain from one.  By the way, I
never got a "No Delivery" alarm on any of these, although I had one several
weeks ago that woke me up in the middle of the night.  I've been thinking of
switching to Silhouettes, but saw that someone else on this list had a
crimping problem with those.  I've also been reluctant to try them, just
because they seem more difficult to insert and look a little intimidating.
I'm interested in knowing if any of you prefer one over the other and if you
use the inserter or not.  Also, do you have better numbers overall and
longer-lasting sites?

Thanks for any info,
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