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Re: [IPp] Infusion sets

We use the MM silhouttes.  We rarely have any trouble with them and don't
need ant extra tape.  Maryann mom to Kaycee9 MM paradigm
----- Original Message -----
From: "Suzanne Clarke" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Wednesday, January 29, 2003 1:10 AM
Subject: [IPp] Infusion sets
> Hi everyone,
> I am considering trying Michael (7) on a different infusion set. We
> currently use
> Rapid D 6mm (a 90 degree straight in metal needle) which I really like but
> we
> are still sometimes having problems with rashes from the tape and
> 'under-tape'
> we use. The 3M No Sting barrier film helps alot but I wonder if different
> infusion sets have different adhesives and may cause less irritation. I
> wonder
> what types of infusion sets/needles you guys use, and what you
> about them. I have have had some good feedback on the Tenders but the look
> of these scares me. Do some of you use insertion devices and how do your
> kids
> feel about the use/or not, of these? I have abit of a needle phobia so
> may be
> something to look at - more for my benefit anyway. I would appreciate any
> feedback
> on this. I know this has probably been discussed here before but none of
> stuck
> in my mind, as up until now I hadn't seriously considered trying any
> different sets.
> Thanks very much.
> Suzanne, Canterbury New Zealand, mum of Michael 7, D dxd 08/99, coeliacs
> dxd 04/00,pumping 04/02, Daniel 9, wife of Paul.
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