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Re: [IPk] Prep wripes to take on Holiday...


If you use wet wipe things, you might want to follow up with an
alcohol swab to remove any residue from the wet wipe before applying
the set. A few years ago I had a set totally fail to stick to my skin
because of the soapy/moisturising residue from a wet wipe. That was
disappointing! Or you could just use alcohol swabs, no wet wipes...?

Type 1 15+ years; MiniMed pumper 7.5 years; Animas pumper 4.5 years

 On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 9:17 AM, Diana Maynard <email @ redacted>
> Personally I'd just use any kind of wet wipe things you have, anything that
> cleans the skin will be as good as a shower (which I guess is what you
> normally do).
> I wouldn't worry too much, unless you're prone to infections, in which case
> you'll be using some kind of proper prep wipe anyway I imagine. I changed an
> infusion set in the middle of a softball tournament yesterday, we'd been
> playing softball all day and I was certainly sweaty although not exactly
> covered in mud. I just took the old set out and stuck the new one in, beside
> the pitch. No big deal really.
> Di
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