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RE: [IP] Re: Changing Lancets

At 03:46 PM 10/29/2001 Kathy Bruckmeyer wrote:
 >I'm all for saving money and I only change lancets once a day...they get too
 >blunt for me otherwise :(
 >But the syringes???  Gee, didn't you ever see the pics in diabetic magazines
 >as to what a needle looks like after one use?  I would have died using one
 >per month cause it would have hurt so badly!!!  How did you manage that?

Pre-pump, I'd used needles for a number of days without changing and my 
doctor knew I was doing so.  I was also told that it wasn't necessary to 
use an alcohol swab either. In fact my endo encouraged me to do it that way.

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