I had to change my infusion set in the middle of a restaurant on Friday.
As I waited for the food to be brought to our table, I programmed my bolus into the pump and almost immediately got a No Delivery warning. I had seen one of these alerts once or twice, but usually restarting the delivery fixes it. Not this time. Instead, I discovered that my infusion set had become unstuck from my thigh and was barely attached.
I’ve never replaced the infusion set without replacing the reservoir. It was a learning experience.
That was two infusion sets ago. Last night, the set I put on quickly in the restaurant fell off before my bath and I had to replace it. And this is what happened:
I have never had bruising like this around an infusion site before. It hurt some when I put it in, but that is not unusual. Sometimes the site can be quite sore for a few hours, or become sore on the second day. I have no idea what caused this, but I guess I should be happy it didn’t bleed into the cannula and tubing like I have seen pictures of on other blogs.
Everyday is an adventure with diabetes.