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Re: [IP] ultraflex and leg sites?

>i've seen stuff on the list about using leg sites with things like 
>quicksets and whatnot, what about a plastic cannula with a 90 degree 
>insertion angle like ultraflex? i use the eight-millimeter length and am 
>thinking of trying a site on my leg, but am wondering whether that is too 
>long. i don't have as much fat there as i do on the usual sites, and i 
>walk a LOT (from home to class to dining halls and everywhere else, totals 
>at least a mile and a half a day just doing everyday stuff); so will use 
>of leg muscles affect insulin absorption at all? i'd love to know what 
>your experiences have been.
>becky =) (dx'd 1/24/92 at age 10, pumping since 11/21/01)

I have tried the 6mm QuickSets (which also have a 90 degree insertion 
angle) and find that the sites don't last as long for me there.  I can 
usually only get 2 days out of a leg site whereas I can get 3-4 days or 
more out of other sites.  YMMV.

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