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Re: [IPk] Infusion sets sites



Hi all

Tubing is double-walled and it's very difficult to cause a kink that
will interrupt insulin flow without a lot of effort.

FWIW, I insert an angled set in any direction and have had no issues
with my control that can be linked to the direction the cannula is
pointing.

Melissa

On Fri, Jun 10, 2011 at 10:50 AM, Zoe Formby <email @ redacted> wrote:
> Yes, it'll be fine.  As I said, my tubing is very infrequently straight (ha!
> that sounds wrong!), and I'm often surprised at how resilient it is.
>
> On 10 June 2011 10:45, Diana Maynard <email @ redacted> wrote:
>
>> RIght - that's totally not an issue - as I said, you can tie knots in the
>> tubing and it will still work. Having the tubing bend around a corner
>> definitely isn't going to be a problem! I routinely have my pump in my left
>> pocket but have the needle pointing to the left so the tubing bends around,
>> but in any case, I always coil the spare tubing in my pocket or under my
>> skirt/trousers.
>> Di
>>
>>
>> On 10/06/11 10:41, Zoe Formby wrote:
>>
>>> Because if you've a preference on which side of your body you wear your
>>> pump
>>> (the right side, for instance), and your set, in going towards the centre
>>> of
>>> your body, points left, then it'll need to go back on itself to connect to
>>> your pump.
>>> Anyway Jo, I'm sure it'll be fine.
>>>
>> .
> .
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