I love my insulin pump. I have the minimed paradigm 723. Recently I have been having problems with adhesives, and the infusion sets are no exception. The sites are turning red and even on occasion blistering. I have never had this problem before. I am having some kind of messed up chemical reaction in my body. It has caused so many problems lately. I do not want to have to get off the pump, but I afraid that if I can't find a solution then I might have to.
Currently I am trying all the adhesives and that come with the infusion sets. I took off the needle, cut off the cannula, and put them on the soft side of my arm. So far, I couldn't stand the Sof-Set adhesives for more than 20 minutes. It was stinging and burning and itching. Next to go was IV-3000(tegaderm) I did not react as soon, but when it did it was worse than the sof-sets. I am still tolerating the MIO and Silliouettes.
Does any one have any ideas that might be of use?
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