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Hitting A Vein?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Timothy Sep 30, 2013. 6 Replies

I've been having this problem a lot lately... Anyone else? It doesn't happen every single time I change my site but sometimes when I change my site, it will sting and hurt so bad that I'll have no…Continue

 

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rick the "Blogabetic" left a comment for ashleynchl
"Ashleynchl, Happy Birthday!!! Every year is a true blessing; I hope you have an amazing year and a perfect birthday."
Apr 28
Linda G left a comment for ashleynchl
"♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫ From morning till night May your BIRTHDAY be bright And nicer than ever before! BEST WISHES ASHLEY!! ♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫"
Apr 28
Timothy replied to ashleynchl's discussion 'Hitting A Vein?'
"I use silhouette sets. I inset them manually. When I start one I immediately can tell im headed for a vein because it hurts when I start to puncture the skin. I just stop and move it a little. After a few times you will notice the feeling before you…"
Sep 30, 2013
LiL MaMa replied to ashleynchl's discussion 'Hitting A Vein?'
"This happens to me and actually just happened today! I wear the sure t so I just remove my needle and move it."
Sep 25, 2013
RogerAlyn replied to ashleynchl's discussion 'Hitting A Vein?'
"Veins and nerves run together which is why it hurts when that happens. I am T1 and fairly thin so bleeders would happen a lot until I changed the type of infusion set I used. See if you canget a less deep set. I use Medtronic Comfort sets."
Sep 25, 2013
Richard P Cosgrove replied to ashleynchl's discussion 'Hitting A Vein?'
"I guess it is a vein. I had one of those last week. I left it in for the day but when I got home from work it hurt so much I had to change it out and of course blood everywhere. But you should only get a few of those. I have been pumping for four…"
Sep 25, 2013
Holger Schmeken replied to ashleynchl's discussion 'Hitting A Vein?'
"I use a table spoon for gushers. The local pressure and the coolness of the spoon will help to stop the bleeding."
Sep 25, 2013
acidrock23 replied to ashleynchl's discussion 'Hitting A Vein?'
"When I've gotten "gushers" they will bleed all over the place, soak about 3 paper towels and bleed freely like I've been stabbed. Which I guess I have. I also find that when this happens, it stops bleeding more readily if I lie…"
Sep 25, 2013
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Hitting A Vein?

I've been having this problem a lot lately... Anyone else? It doesn't happen every single time I change my site but sometimes when I change my site, it will sting and hurt so bad that I'll have no choice but to remove it and put it in another spot. When I take it out of the spot that was hurting, it will bleed and be bruised the next day. The only thing I can think of is that I'm hitting a vein when I change my site because whenever I put it in a "good spot", I can barely feel a thing and it…See More
Sep 25, 2013
rick the "Blogabetic" left a comment for ashleynchl
"Ashleynchl, Happy Birthday !! Here is hoping your day is full of joy and happiness."
Apr 28, 2013
Linda G left a comment for ashleynchl
"Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer. New happiness that stays throughout the year... Hope your birthday brings all these and more. BEST WISHES ashleynchl!!…"
Apr 28, 2013
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"Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day."
Apr 28, 2013
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"I love your username! Thanks for the welcome!"
Jan 21, 2013

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
me
The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
I hope to make friends and to find the motivation to take better care of myself.
Date diagnosed
March 15, 1996
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
8
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
Medtronic Minimed Paradigm
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http://www.crateandpetal.etsy.com
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My name is Ashley and I have been living with type one diabetes for 16 years.

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At 4:31am on April 28, 2014, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Ashleynchl, Happy Birthday!!! Every year is a true blessing; I hope you have an amazing year and a perfect birthday.

At 4:12am on April 28, 2014, Linda G said…

♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫
From morning till night
May your BIRTHDAY be bright

And nicer than ever before!
BEST WISHES ASHLEY!!
♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫

At 11:24am on April 28, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Ashleynchl, Happy Birthday !! Here is hoping your day is full of joy and happiness.

At 6:43am on April 28, 2013, Linda G said…

Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES ashleynchl!! --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
It's on every day!
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At 6:35am on April 28, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,ashleynchi. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 5:54am on April 28, 2013, brokenpole said…

Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.

At 12:02pm on January 21, 2013, catlover said…

Hi ashley- Welcome to TuD. We are glad you joined the community and we hope you like it here.
P S I love cats too !!! =^..^=

At 11:39am on January 21, 2013, Marie B said…

hi Ashley, welcome to TuDiabetes. Let me know if you have any questions about our community. Here's a page with many FAQs about us
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes/Navigating_TuDiabetes

At 12:14am on January 21, 2013, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

At 8:15pm on January 20, 2013, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home Ashley...fellow cat lover!!
This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends.
Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups". Once in,
click on "all groups". You can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific interest in the
space provided.
Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
The resource boxes at the top of the home "Home" page, and
"About us" at the very bottom of your page and every page (the footer), offer you more information still.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
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There are also groups here for young people with diabetes, such as....
"Young Adults with Diabetes".
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Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
It's on right now!
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Take care....and keep in touch!

 
 
 

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