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Re: [IPk] Re:Changing sets



Di

I think it's down to the individual, whatever you feel comfortable with

Estelle


>With a Sofset I can generally get 2 days out of it before it starts to
hurt.
>With a silhouette (which this was) I can easily get 3 days out of
>it. The longest I've gone is 5 days but it started to itch a bit after
>that. The site looks fine - no problem there.
>I can't see why keeping a set in for longer would make it bend!
>Dancing does tend to dislodge it a bit sometimes though asnd cause the
>cannula
>to bend.
>I think a lot of people change their sets twice a week - certainly
>those in my clinic do. I know of people who keep them in for up to a
>week but I wouldn't go that far.
>Of course, I'm open to advice on this.
>Di
>
>> Di
>>
>> Do you always wear a set for 4 days?? - that seems like an
extraordinarlily
>> long time!  I wonder if that's why the set was bent in two?
>>
>> Estelle
>>
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>>
>>
>> >This morning I
>> >woke up feeling like **** (and it wasn't the alcohol) and my Bg was
>> >17! Agh. Changed the set, only because I had had it in for 4 days, and
>> >guess what, it was completely bent in 2. It still didn't occur to me
>> >until just now that that was why I was high! It had been higher than
>> >normal yesterday too but I hadn't thought too much of it. In future
>> >I'll take more notice of those unexplained highs (and the feeling
>> >moody!)
>> >Another lesson learnt!
>> >Di
>> >
>> >
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