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Name

  • Polyfin® (Medtronic Diabetes)

Features

  • Angled needle insertion
  • Can be used by almost anyone, including people with very little body fat
  • Polyfin® QR has 4" pigtail disconnect
  • With or without cloth wings
  • For people with Teflon alergies
  • 24", 31", and 43" tubing
  • 6mm, 8mm, or 10mm needle

Advantages

  • Lowest profile
  • Can be useful for people with sub-q scarring (you can "steer" the needle)
  • Needle cannot kink like Teflon tubing can

Disadvantages

  • Needle remains under skin instead of Teflon cannula
  • Manual insertion of angled sets can be challenging to learn
  • Numbing cream highly recommended for kids
  • Manual taping of set to skin required for set without wings (adhesive)
  • Does not disconnect at site; 4" tubing tail left hanging in Polyfin® QR version

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Polyfin® has only the needle. You must apply your own tape to hold it in.

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The Polyfin® QR includes a 4" pigtail disconnect.

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