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  For insulin pump users, how often do you usually change your infusion set?  
      Every day  
  1%      2  
      Every two days  
  20%     44  
      Every three days  
  67%     144  
      Every four days  
  9%     20  
      Every five days or more  
  3%     6  

Total votes: 216
 

For insulin pump users, how often do you usually change your infusion set?

Poll dates: February 16 - 23, 2011
Total Votes: 216

Insulin pump users must change their infusion sets periodically to prevent infection and the build up of scar tissue at the infusion site. Changing your infusion set more often is essential to reduce the risk of scar tissue build up, but it does cost more money.

Poll Results

The table below shows how this poll compares with the results from previous polls:

Response     Feb 2011     Feb 2010     Feb 2009     Mar 2008     Apr 2007     Jul 2005     Jul 2004     Jul 2003  
Every day 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 1%
Every two days 20% 14% 16% 15% 22% 21% 20% 24%
Every three days 67% 63% 66% 68% 59% 63% 58% 54%
Every four days 9% 14% 10% 10% 11% 9% 8% 10%
Every five days or more 3% 7% 6% 5% 4% 5% 10% 9%

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