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Re: [IP] Re: want advice re: infusion sets in arms and legs



Veronica

 What I do is to connect the tubing to the set and then place the pump in a
pocket or on your belt and then put on your short sleeve shirt, which in my case
is simply a t-shirt. It's easy.

Oliver

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 > On Jan 20, 2014, at 2:04 PM, "Veronica Elsea" <email @ redacted>
wrote:
> 
> Do you all have the tubing go down from your shoulder and what happens with
> short sleves? Thanks. I really appreciate this discussion.
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: email @ redacted
> [mailto:email @ redacted] On Behalf Of Dilip Ladhani
> Sent: Monday, January 20, 2014 11:44 AM
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: Re: [IP] Re: want advice re: infusion sets in arms and legs
> 
> Hey Pam,
> 
> I put them on my arms, the area starting right below my shoulders. I try to
> stay an inch or two below the shoulder (on the arm).
> I point the infusion set up (towards the sky) and insert it manually. I
> also leave (just like my abdomen) an inch or so between each change.
> 
> Lastly, I go down along my arm, few inches above my elbow and then I go
> parallely one more time obviously using both arms, thereby giving each area
> enough rest.
> 
> That way, for me, I am able to rest my abdomen area and give it time to
> recover. Hope this helps. I can send you my number and you can call me, if
> this is too confusing.
> 
> Dilip
> 
> 
> 
>> On Mon, Jan 20, 2014 at 1:33 PM, Pam Brown <email @ redacted> wrote:
>> 
>> Hi Dilip,
>> Where on your arms to you put the Sils (front, back, outer) and which way
>> do
>> you point them? Pam
>> 
>> <I am fairly lean too and use silhouettes. I use them on my arms and they
>> work as well as they do on the abdomen area.>
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