Choosing an infusion set is an important decision if you’re living with diabetes and using an insulin pump to control it. The infusion set used was a 50 ml polypropylene syringe (BD Plastipak®) and 1.6 ml/200 cm polyethylene (PE) tubing (Cardinal Health, extension set). Bg went obviously crazy with ketones and I corrected with old school needles but not quickly enough so it got out of hand, and the needle corrections made it difficult to determine if the new sets were working or not. Rarely is this the case with me. Enough blood to run down my legs. All the pump companies make infusion sets that work with their pumps. Especially for a child.
Recently the American Association of Diabetes Educators produced a white paper that highlights the best practices in the management of insulin pump therapy, specifically the importance of proper infusion set selection in the success of insulin pump therapy. Related, he also touted the positive market reception of the recently-launched