Re: [IPp] bad sites
If you want to try an inset (the straight in type) give me a call - I'm home
today and would be happy to give you one to try. 469-9196
----- Original Message -----
From: "Lisa Hepner" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Friday, April 06, 2007 12:29 PM
Subject: Re: [IPp] bad sites
> We are using the silouettes. I am wondering if we are putting the
> site in at the wrong angle. However, we have been doing this for two
> years and he has only had a couple of bad sites. This has been four
> in 24 hours. I am wondering if we should switch where we are putting
> the site. We have been predominantly using his butt because that is
> where he has fat (he is a lean kid). Maybe we can try his legs? We
> have tried his abdomen, but he hates it.
> On 4/6/07, Mark & Kristen Bridgeman <email @ redacted> wrote:
>> What type of set are you using? This sounds like our experience with the
>> straight in type. It was hitting the muscle and blocking the tube.....we
>> would get about 6 hours and then up, up, up....
>> Kristen - mom of Katie (15), Joe (13) and Will (11, dxd 3/05, pumping
>> since 1/06)
>> On 4/6/07 12:52 PM, "Lisa Hepner" <email @ redacted> wrote:
>> > We have had three bad sites in the past day and a half. Gavin's blood
>> > sugar skyrockets and will not come down and then we take the site out
>> > and there is blood in the canula. Once we replace the site his blood
>> > sugar comes down quickly, but then six or seven hours later the cycle
>> > repeats. He just had a skyrocketing blood sugar and I corrected with
>> > an injection instead of through his site. I took the pump off and did
>> > the bolus which came out fine, but it was red indicating that this is
>> > most likely a bad site again.
>> > I am going to wait to take it off and reinsert it because he screams
>> > and kicks every time I change his site.(we try to do it in his sleep).
>> > He just had a complete meltdown over the injection so I am waiting to
>> > do anything else until I brainstorm a bit.
>> > Any suggestions?
>> > .
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