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[IP] Tubing Length

I like the 43 inch tubing because it allows me to keep my pants on the
waist of my pants and still pull them down to go to the bathroom.  As
for the tightness affecting the tubing and delivery, the infusion set
tubing made by MiniMed on the Silhouettes, and I believe the others, has
a special inner and outer plastic that keeps it from bending to the
point of kinking.

Antonio in Los Angeles
Dx Type 1 1993 @ Age 27
Paradigm 512

-----Original Message-----
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[mailto:email @ redacted] On Behalf Of jimb
Sent: Monday, November 17, 2003 3:41 PM
To: email @ redacted
Subject: RE: [IP] day 3, love it!!

Barb, welcome aboard. On the tubing, I don't think you need 43" of it,
initially I got an assortment of 23 and 43 inch tubing, I find the 23 is
plenty for me. I chose the above the belt region for my site and I
>From side to side when I change my sets.


-----Original Message-----
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[mailto:email @ redacted] On Behalf Of Barbara Davis
Sent: Monday, November 17, 2003 11:48 AM
To: email @ redacted
Subject: [IP] day 3, love it!!

I have been reading everyone's post's for sometime now, waiting to get
my pump and get started. I got it thursday, and started saline Friday.
Saturday I began using insulin. I am so happy! 35 years of MDI, and I
finally did it. Reading all your stories helped me make the move. I have
a silly question. I tuck my 43" tubing into my pants, and they are a
little tight. Will this hurt the delivery or the tubing? Thanks!

Diagnosed type I/1968 
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