For insulin pump users, how often do you usually change your infusion set?
Every two days
Every three days
Every four days
Every five days or more
Total votes: 438
For insulin pump users, how often do you usually change your infusion set?Poll dates: July 25 - August 1, 2004
Total Votes: 438
Insulin pump users must change their infusion sets periodically to prevent infection and the build up of scar tissue at the infusion site. Almost 60% of our readers report changing their sets every three days, a little more than last year (58% versus 54%). One in five report changing their set every two days.
Changing your infusion set more often reduces the risk of scar tissue build up, but also costs more money.
The table below shows how this poll compares with the results from the last time we ran this poll in 2003:
Last Updated: Wednesday March 16, 2005 16:37:52
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