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If you use an insulin pump, what infusion set do you use most often?

 
     

Inset

 
 

7%

 

  27

 
     

Silhouette

 
 

26%

 

  93

 
     

Tender

 
 

4%

 

  17

 
     

Comfort

 
 

12%

 

  43

 
     

Quick-set

 
 

37%

 

  131

 
     

Ultraflex

 
 

2%

 

  10

 
     

Sof-Set

 
 

5%

 

  18

 
     

Rapid or Rapid D

 
 

2%

 

  9

 
     

Polyfin or Classic

 
 

1%

 

  1

 
     

Other teflon infusion set

 
 

1%

 

  1

 
     

Other steel needle infusion set

 
 

1%

 

  4

 


Total votes: 354

 

If you use an insulin pump, what infusion set do you use?

Poll dates: June 6 - 12, 2005
Total Votes: 354

Insulin pump users have quite a few infusion sets available to choose from. The most popular is the Quick-set, followed by the Silhouette/Comfort/Tender and then the new Inset.

All insulin pumps except the Medtronic MiniMed Paradigm have a standard connector for the infusion set and can therefore use any infusion set, regardless of who makes it. The Paradigm has a unique connector and can take only infusion sets specially made for it. Infusion sets also come in varying depths to accommodate different skin types and some have different tubing lengths.

If you've always used the same infusion set, or were unaware of the other infusion sets, you might want to talk with your diabetes team about the various infusion sets that are now available.

For more information, see our section about Infusion Sets.

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Last Updated: Sunday June 12, 2005 09:04:56
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