What do you do with your infusion set tubing?
I let the tubing hang out
I wrap the tubing around my pump
I wrap the tubing around something else
I stuff the tubing inside clothing
I've tried to organize the tubing but nothing works for me
I got tired of tubing and went back to injections
I got tired of tubing and got an Omnipod
I don't use an insulin pump
Total votes: 322
What do you do with your infusion set tubing?Poll dates: December 17 - 24, 2008
Total Votes: 322
Study after study has shown the benefits of insulin pump therapy, so more and more CWD families use pumps. One challenge pump users have is what to do with the infusion set tubing. About one in four (27%) of CWD users let the tubing hang out, and about half (45%) stuff it inside their clothing. A small number wrap it around something.
A small but growing number of pump users who struggle with tubing are switching to the OmniPod, which is a patch-like pump that has no tubing.
|Return to the Top of This Page|
Last Updated: Tuesday December 08, 2009 12:36:00
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.
This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents. Our mission is to provide education and support to families living with type 1 diabetes.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2018. Comments and Feedback.