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....to put your pods? Just curious.
And don't be afraid to try your back again. It happened to me once in almost a year.
I wear mine on my back 75% of the time and I've had a bleeding fit when removing it a couple times too. I guess that just happens from time to time. I find that the more fat the more comfortable it is in general. Hurts the least on my arm, but I always have to bandage them down after knocking them half off. Its really attractive, a big bulky pod with bandaids accross it!
It can. It seems to be the least problematic for me though. I guess it just depends on your day to day activity. If I were to just plop down in a chair I'm sure it could come off. But you have to be careful wherever you have it.
Like the back side of my arms the best but also use my sides just above the belt line and slightly towards my stomach so that way it's not out to the side and less likely to get knocked off. I just keep rotating in a circular fashion between my 2 sides and the back of each arm.
I'm a side sleeper - not sure the sides would work for me. I had a few bad spots in a row, so I'm reluctant to try new ones now.
I sleep on my back mostly so I don't notice this, but I do have it just foward enough towards the front of my stomach that it doesn't bother me on the rare ocassion that I do sleep on a side. If fact my wife will tell me to sleep on my side to muffle the beeps when it's ready to change a pod as mostly do the changes in the morning. If you have a hard mattress it might be more of an issue.
Got a pillow top mattress, pretty comfy. I'll think about trying it there - have to do a change tomorrow morning. We'll see.
Only place that works for me so far is the backs of my arms. I peeled a few off when I first started but I quickly developed a good "sense" of the backs of my arms and have not had any "peel offs" in a long time. I have not had any luck using them anywhere else myself.
Back side of arm is my favorite : when it's there I usually forget its on.
Other place I use is as others have said: sides..but a little toward the stomach.
I am a side sleeper too...but usually sleep on whatever side the pod is not on. I sometimes roll over onto the pod side and with a pillow top mattress, as someone else said, it works too.
My favorite spots mirror those others have mentioned - back of the upper arms and lower back. Fortunately I don't fancy tight-fitting clothing and I wear a lot of black, so the pods generally aren't noticeable. For those reasons I sometimes use the stomach for placement, but I generally reserve that area for Dexcom sensors since that's the only area I have good luck with those.
I used to utilize the buttocks for pods more often, but I find that I lose a lot of pods to "tunneling" (insulin seeping back out via outside of the cannula). I rarely get 3 days' wear in that area.
Back and arms, but trying to find out other areas for when I conceive my second child. My husband and I are trying to. :)