Infusion set is a sleek plastic tube that helps in delivering insulin into the body. These tubings are available in different lengths to fulfil different requirements of patients with varied health conditions. At the end of this tube is a stainless steel needle or a soft and flexible cannula. This cannula or needle is inserted into your body at a suitable site (ex. Abdomen, buttocks or thighs). This site is known as the infusion site. The insulin infusion set can remain in place for 2-3 days. If it remains in place for longer there are chances of occlusions causing blockage in the tube or chances of infections. Infusion set is the part of an insulin pump that is used for insulin therapy.
Always choose an insertion site with a good layer of fat beneath the skin. Mostly suitable places are abdomen, thighs, upper arms, buttocks, or either side of the lower back.
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Insulin Infusion sets feature a 90 degree angle insertion, at-site disconnect, a soft, tapered cannula and an auto-insertion device for painless and effortless experience.
An infusion set should be inserted underneath the skin, in the subcutaneous tissue, in the abdomen, thigh or arm. The infusion set should not be inserted into bony areas or areas where clothing would rub or irritate the insertion site.
Yes, Insulin pump manufacturers have pump service specialists who routinely help determine insurance coverage. Families are able to work with the pump company and the endocrinology service to determine medical necessity and probable costs of therapy for the family.
An insulin infusion set connects the insulin pump delivery device to your body. It works the same way as an IV line. A needle is housed inside a cannula, a tiny plastic tube that is usually placed under the skin in the subcutaneous fat. It is required that the needle should puncture the skin to insert the set. After insertion, the needle is removed and the cannula remains in place.
An infusion set consists of: