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Re: [IPp] Sil Serter/Emla Cream



what kind of sets are you using on her arm?

Thanks!
Ever have a problem with kinking sites on her?

Thanks,
Cara
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Cheri McCurdy" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Tuesday, January 07, 2003 11:07 AM
Subject: [IPp] Sil Serter/Emla Cream


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> Eileen,
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> Amelia wouldn't try arms until she went to diabetes camp and her sites
> kept coming out (she had them on her hiney!).  Her counselor talked her
> into trying her arm and we have used arms since then.  We insert below
> her shoulder, on the fatty, outside part of her arm with the connection
> pointing up.  She threads through her bra for extra security.  Works well
> because she isn't dealing with that site every time she uses the
> restroom.   Her dr. says they are lasting longer because their isn't as
> much fat in that area to block the site.  Hope this helps!  Also, Amelia
> can reach and has put in several of her own sites on her arm which is
> quite an accomplishment for her!
> 
> Cheri, Mom to Amelia, Age 9, D 1/00 P 12/00!
> 
> Date: Mon, 6 Jan 2003 11:51:53 EST
> From: email @ redacted
> Subject: Re: [IPp] Sil Serter/Emla Cream
> 
> In a message dated 01/06/2003 11:24:20 AM Eastern Standard Time,
> email @ redacted writes:
> 
> > They usually last 3-4 days
> > with the site in her arm.
> >
> >
> 
> We also use no inserter BUT my girls would never do their arms.  Where in
> her
> arm do you ! ; use that it doesn't get in her way.  3 - 4 days is really
> great,
> I wish that we could get more that 2 days but the number start climbing
> FAST!
> 
> Eileen Clarke
> Mom of Peter 20
> Kayla & Kelsey 8, Dx'd @ 14 months pumping since 11/99
> wife to Bill, type 2
> 
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