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Insulin pump site

Discussion in 'Insulin Pump Forum' started by hareshg06, Jul 24, 2017.

  1. hareshg06

    hareshg06 Type 1 · Member

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    Hi everyone,
    I use medtronic pump 722 model for almost a year now. I have been alternating sites of infusion kit between both thighs, specifically 8/9 sites on one thigh then on the other leg. Every 3 days i change them. However on the old site I develop darkening of skin, makes me uncomfortable and sad. Can anyone help me with this, like some kind of lotion or oil or any?
    Thank you.
     
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    I'm afraid I don't really have any advice, my site placement doesn't really involve an awful lot of thought. It wouldn't really occur to me to try lotion and I've not really noticed any discolouration. Maybe you just need to give your thighs a rest and try alternate sites like bum and abdomen.
     
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    Thank you. :)
     
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