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Re: [IP] itchy site



A sof-set goes straight in and has a "pigtail" dangling after you
quick-release.  A silhouette goes in from the side so is less likely to be
pulled out, and quick-releases at the site.
*Miranda*

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Type I, dxed 2-12-96, Minimed Pumper since 6-98

On Sat, 25 Sep 1999, Julie Britt wrote:

> What is the difference between and sof-set and a silhouette?
> Julie
> 
> 
> >Julie,
> >
> >I have very itchy sites when I use the sof-set, not at all when I use a
> >silhouette.  Every few weeks I switch back to the sof-set just to check
> >because they're easier to put in, and my first few months on the pump I
> >used them with no problem.  But yes, they itch right at the site and
> >changing tapes and pulling off the adhesive and using skin preps -- none
> >of them work.  GUess I have to stick with silhouettes!  You might try the
> >same.
> >
> >*Miranda*
> 
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