RE: [IP] Not quitting but close to it
Forgot to add - I also press firmly on the back of the inserter when it has
been released. Then, I take the inserter out and then the introducing
I used to take out the inserter needle just a bit and do a 3600 turn before
taking it all out. For a while there I thought that it was when I took the
inserter needle out that caused the cannula to come out and crimp. I never
proved this and I don't do it 100% anymore and still have not see the bent
I am convinced (based on my experience) that for me it is an inserter thing.
Dx'd 2/11/02 pumping since June'02 (MM's 511 Paradigm)
I wrote earlier:
To your problem, I have found that if I do not used the inserter, I have all
sorts of problems like you mentioned (bent canulas, canulas not going all
the way in, etc.) I now don't insert without the inserter anymore. I was
able to do it before, but I realized the odds increase too much (for my
comfort) when I insert by hand.
> From: Debra Depuy <email @ redacted>
> Subject: [IP] Not quitting but close to it
> So some how in
> inserting the quickset something is going wrong. I am using 6mm QS
> with the quicksetter. The location is just above the belly button
> crease - about 1 inch a above that fold. I don't have very much fat
> but I can pinch a good inch there. Twice I have taken out the "bad"
> site to find it never went in. One time it had gone in but the end of
> the cannual was bent. This is the second time in 5 weeks that I have
> had this crisis. I'm on my 4th site in 24 hours and I'm not sure this
> one is good. I'm not stupid. I am trainable. What am I doing wrong?
> I have called my pump trainer but I think you guys might be better at
> finding my errors. I only read the digest so by the time I get this
> digest I hope I have a good site going again.
> Any suggestions: on what I'm doing wrong?
> how to tell if a site is bad before letting bg rise to 300+?
> how frequently I will experience bad site crisis like this?
> (twice in 5 weeks seems like more than my share :P)
> thanks in advance,
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