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Re: [IP] Re: starting the pump with saline

email @ redacted wrote:
> In a message dated 10/26/99 6:52:34 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> email @ redacted writes:
> << Now I have been on MDI for 17
>  years and never felt a pain such as this. Does that go away fairly quick? I
>  am a wreck about the site so I feel as if I am walking around like a
>  mannequin. >>
>  Minimed told me that if Stephen has pain during insertion, there is probably
> going to be a problem with the site and so he should take it out an try a new
> site.  The few times he as "stuck it out" with a site that hurt on insertion
> it has only lasted a day or so. 

One thing I've learned to do is NOT remove the inserter needle
immediately -- wait a minute or two to see if it hurts -- press it a
little -- and only remove it when I'm sure the site is not going to

Saves wasting too many sets!!! 

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