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Re: [IPp] infusion sets for skitterish girl

My son is extremely thin....we use the angled Comforts (which are the same
thing as Accuchecks mini tenders.  You can also get numbing cream, but we
tried it without and in his rear, he generally does not feel too much and
then it is forgotten till the next site change.

Kristen - mom of Katie (14), Joe (12) and Will (10, dxd 3/05, pumping Cosmo
since 1/06!!)

On 7/21/06 9:04 PM, "Thomas Pearson" <email @ redacted> wrote:

> Hello all,
> We are in the process of deciding on a pump to get for our six year old
> daughter.  A rep from one of the three pump companies came by to demonstrate
 > their pump. She also had a Thinset infusion set that she implanted into me
> daughter was not home).  It did not hurt at all when it went in but I have to
 > admit that I did notice it's presence as the day went on. My daughter is very
> skitterish about these things, which is why we like the idea of a pump as she
> has not gotten used to injections.  We likteraly have four battles each day
> when it is time for an injection.  I am afraid that if she felt the infusion
> set that she would reject this whole thing.  Do any of you have any
 > recommendations and advice about what infusion sets to use for a thin six
> old who is extremely afraid of needles and such?  Any similar experiences?
> Tom Pearson
> .
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