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Re: [IPk] Re: Bad week



Lesley
Can I ask is it inevitable that absorption decreases in sites?  Or were just
very unlucky? Grace has so little flesh that I rotate sites but I could see
how the tissue could get tired?
Thanks
Mir
p.s. glad things are coming back together for you.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Lesley Jordan" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: 02 February 2005 18:00
Subject: [IPk] Re: Bad week


> Marion Malik writes:
>
> > Can I ask, what is a Diaport and when/why would you use one?
>
>
> Hi Marion
>
> The DiaPort is a surgically implanted titanium plughole with a tube that
> goes into the abdomen. You plug a ball-ended infusion set into it to
infuse
> insulin directly into the peritoneum, bypassing the skin and fatty tissue.
>
> I had one implanted because of absorption becoming unreliable in more and
> more infusion sites.
>
> HTH
>
> Lesley
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