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Re: [IPp] pump poll



> Ok I have a poll of sorts to ask you all that have younger children on the 
> pump.
> 
> What kind of set do you use and why?

> We use the Silhuolet our endo team said it was best for young children
 
> Do you use an insertion device to put that set in?

> Yes we use the sil-serter

> Do you use any sort of skin barrier (ie IV 3000)?

> We use cavlion Curable Barier Cream before we insert

> Do you use any extra tape or adhisives?

> No

> If you do you extra tape or adhesives, do you use them all the time or just 
> for things like swimming?
> 
> Do you use anything to remove the sight (ie baby oil)?

> Unisolve

> Our pump came with Comfort sets but they look so huge to use on a 5 year old. 
>  I don't know.  I am trying to figure out what other people use that so I 
> know if there is something else that I should try.  I took the needle out of 
> one of the Comforts and put the cap on it and then just "stuck" it to Jacob.  
> I didn't insert it or anything.  I figured that since I have a lot of skin 
> allergies that I should try it out before we insert a sight and find out that 
> he is really allergic to it or something.  It's been stuck there for about 2 
> hours and so far so good.  No itching or irritation or anything.  
> 
> Shanna
> Wife to Jeremy, Mom to 
> Jacob (b. 4-22-97, dx'd 3-2-99) and
> Hunter (b. 7-22-00)
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