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Female torso with an insulin pump and infusion set

View full-sized image Drawing of female torso with an insulin pump and infusion set. The pump has buttons and a screen and is clipped to the woman’s skirt. Narrow tubing connects the insulin pump to the infusion set attached to the abdomen. The infusion set has a round adhesive patch on the skin covering a cannula inserted under the skin. The infusion set, tubing, and insulin pump are labeled.
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Description

Drawing of female torso with an insulin pump and infusion set. The pump has buttons and a screen and is clipped to the woman’s skirt. Narrow tubing connects the insulin pump to the infusion set attached to the abdomen. The infusion set has a round adhesive patch on the skin covering a cannula inserted under the skin. The infusion set, tubing, and insulin pump are labeled.

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Drawing of female torso with an insulin pump and infusion set. The pump has buttons and a screen and is clipped to the woman’s skirt. Narrow tubing connects the insulin pump to the infusion set attached to the abdomen. The infusion set has a round adhesive patch on the skin covering a cannula inserted under the skin. The infusion set, tubing, and insulin pump are labeled.

Caption

Insulin pumps contain enough insulin for several days. An infusion set carries insulin from the pump to the body through flexible plastic tubing and a soft tube or needle inserted under the skin.

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