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Re: [IPp] Minimed quick set



We use this set as well and we are using the backside
also.  The first day we used the stomach because that
was what Maddy wanted.  We had to change by the end of
the day to the backside.  Luckily, our days have
gotten better.

Barb
Mom to William 8, Maddy 5 dxd 11/1/02, pumping Cozmo
4/7/03.
--- Cathy Pfannenstiel <email @ redacted> wrote:
> Yes that's correct.  My 11 year old daughter uses
> the quick sets - 
> HOWEVER, 6 days after
> we started pump last October - she was in hospital
> in dka because the 
> canula of the quick set
> crimped in her stomach after we changed it - and we
> didn't know it until 
> it was too late.
> (Pump didn't alert us to that).  Then it happened
> again while in the 
> hospital -
> and was even done by the pump trainer instead of me!
>  Thus,  - we DO NOT 
> use her stomach
> anymore!  I use the area below her waist but above
> her buttocks and 
> shift from side to side
> every 3 days. Have had no trouble with crimping
> since.   Silhouettes 
> were alot longer needle
> and made me VERY nervous!
> Good luck.
> Cathy in Kansas, Mom to Rachel 11, dx diabetes 9/93,
> celiac 1/02, 
> pumping 10/02
> 
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> > I am very new to pumping, my 5 year old just
> started 10 days ago. We've had
> >trouble with the sil's and are now going to try the
> quick sets 6mm length by
> >minimed. I thought I was told the priming was .3
> for this set does anyone know
> >if this is correct?
> >
> >Andrea Brennan
> >Mother to Conner
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