Diabetes Sores Around Outer Vaginal And Upper Thigh Regions

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Using the Thigh for Insulin Pump

Reprinted with permission of Amy Tenderich of DiabetesMine.com

 

I've always been squeamish about trying alternate sites for my insulin pump.  When Tiffany wrote about using her breasts back in 2005, I kind of shut down on the whole notion. Eeeeww! Just give me the belly and arms, thank you very much.

 

But now that I'm having issues with both skin irritation and lipodystrophy (overused infusion sites), I'm starting to eye the rest of my body for acceptable places to poke.

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