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Choosing and Using an Insulin Pump Infusion Set

by Donna Rice, MBA, BSN, RN, CDE, and Kay Sweeney, PhD, RD, CDE

When choosing an insulin pump infusion set, don’t go it alone: Team up with a diabetes educator who can help you sort through the available products and teach you proper infusion set techniques and care.

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