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Re: [IPk] Hypos and awareness

Yes Pat but some of us are not funded for their pumps or any consumables so 
every little helps,I'm sure if I were I would not have to consider the cost 
of the dressings either  Carmel

>From: Pat Reynolds <email @ redacted>
>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>To: email @ redacted
>Subject: Re: [IPk] Hypos and awareness
>Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2002 19:34:57 +0000
>In message <002901c196db$fc457860$email @ redacted>, paulleonard
><email @ redacted> writes
> >Hi all,
> >
> >Pat, you can put the dressing (Opsite, Polyskin) onto your skin first and 
> >put the pump through it - no hole or gaps, the pump adhesive does not 
> >your skin.  These dressings are adhesive and hypoallergenic but obviously
> >you'd want to test them out first.
> >
>Thanks!  I'm trying with micropore at the moment - I put down two strips
>with about 1cm between them, then the transparent film.  I've been
>nervous about the adhesion, but it seems ok.
>If this reduces the irritation, I'll try launching a softset through
>micropore tomorrow.
>I got a #10 boots voucher as in a prize draw which I'll use in part for
>one of the transparent ones ... having that much grey tape on my stomach
>isn't very attractive!
>Best wishes to all
>dm 30+, 508 6months+, buys her own tape, as the NHS gives her everything
>Pat Reynolds
>email @ redacted
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