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For insulin pump users, how often do you usually change your infusion set?


Every day






Every two days






Every three days






Every four days






Every five days or more






Total votes: 398


For insulin pump users, how often do you usually change your infusion set?

Poll dates: February 18 - 25, 2009
Total Votes: 398

Insulin pump users must change their infusion sets periodically to prevent infection and the build up of scar tissue at the infusion site. Changing your infusion set more often is essential to reduce the risk of scar tissue build up, but it does cost more money.

Poll Results

The table below shows how this poll compares with the results from previous polls:

Response     Feb 2009     Mar 2008     Apr 2007     Jul 2005     Jul 2004     Jul 2003  
Every day 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 1%
Every two days 16% 15% 22% 21% 20% 24%
Every three days 66% 68% 59% 63% 58% 54%
Every four days 10% 10% 11% 9% 8% 10%
Every five days or more 6% 5% 4% 5% 10% 9%

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