I have been using the quickset infusion sets for 4 months and I have had problems with the inserter sticking and also getting the No Delivery message so I am trying the Silhouette infusion sets which I hope will solve the problems. Apart from that I am finding that I have a much better control of my diabetes since starting on the Minimed Pump.

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MM is aware of many issues with the Quickset Inserter sticking. They have replaced mine once so far.
The Key is your finger placement on the 2 buttons.
I have this problem as well as getting the set to say in the seating so I peal up the tape.

Once you get sticking in the inserter you will need to clean the inside of the barrel with a solution like "Goo-be-Gone" or other adhesive remover to prevent further sticking.

I have begin to switch to the Mio vs the quickset. You may want to consider it. Call MM and ask for samples.

I too have had GREAT control since switching to the MM Pump. I am using 28% less Insulin, A1c is dropping. So glad I got it.
I started with the silhouettes (because MM was very low on quicksets), switched to the quicksets for awhile, and have now moved to the mio. I liked all three, however the silhouette irritated the site after 2-3 days and until I started keeping my quickest inserter clean, I was frustrated with them. For me, the mio is the best of both worlds, and since I travel often I love having a built in inserter. I think it is just a matter of finding what works best for you. Good luck.
that is so interesting that the silhouette irritated you. I swtiched from the quickset to the silhouette because the quickset irritated my skin. I am extremely allergic to the glue on the tapes and the silhouette seemed to have the least irritation for me. I have not tried to mio. I will have to check it out.
I will ask about the mio but not sure if it's available in the UK but it sounds like it could be a solution to my problem, thanks for the information
My daughter got lots of no delivery alarms with the quicksets, but we switched to the MIO's and no longer get these. The cannula seems a little softer. I'm also a minimed trainer and have lots of patients who have the same problems. I'd recommend trying the MIO, but the silhouette seems to get less no delivery alarms for my patients, plus my son uses those and very rarely gets a no delivery alarm. Hope you find what works for you!
has anyone tried MM soft set infusion sets? We have some samples, but haven't tried them yet. we have had problems with reconnecting quicksets and the mios are not available in canada yet.

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