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Old 02-11-2013, 04:00 PM
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We bought one of to use for Louie's shots but are a little confused about how to use it. There are spacer bars that can be used to reduce the amount of needle that goes into the dog. I will use the cap for the .3ml needle but does anyone use this and use the spacer bars. my concern is that not enough of the needle will come out to completely inject his insulin. Any help would be appreciated.
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Old 02-11-2013, 04:17 PM
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Default Re: Inject Ease by BD

Jane is using it currently with Franklin. I'll pull up a link to their video in a minute. But here's a link to another thread about the device http://www.k9diabetes.com/forum/showthread.php?t=4558
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Old 02-11-2013, 04:19 PM
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Here's Franklin's video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QMLp0...e_gdata_player
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Old 02-12-2013, 12:02 PM
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We are testing Louie on the inner lip and I was wondering what size Lancet people use. We have used the 28 gauge, but was wondering if anyone is using the thinner gauge and why. Thanks
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Old 02-12-2013, 12:32 PM
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Default Re: Lancet gauge

my jesse uses the one touch ultra soft i think it is 28 gauge but have used much thinner most times people give them to jesse or when ordering strips on ebay they give lancets with the order

never seemed to be a problem for jesse using a thinner gauge on the lip
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Old 02-12-2013, 02:43 PM
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Default Re: Inject Ease by BD

I think if you use a BD syringe in the BD Inject Ease then you would need to use the correct end cap 1ml, .5 or .3 depending on your syringe. I didn't use the spacer caps on the short needles but did when I had the longer needles. I also used the spacers and end caps if I had a different brand of syringe as they were all different shapes and sizes.

I tested each brand of syringe by just putting in the device and clicking to see how much needle was exposed out the end to see if I needed to make adjustments.

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Old 02-12-2013, 04:22 PM
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We use the One Touch Ultra Meter but the Accuchek Softclik lancet and clicking device with the thicker lancets. It isn't always easy getting blood from Jenny.

I know that if I stick her close to her canine tooth and if she has recently chewed a tiny piece of dried liver treat, I'll have better luck getting blood.

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Old 02-12-2013, 04:52 PM
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Thank you everyone for your help. I don't want to use too thin of a needled because I don't want to prick him more than once for each draw, but I also don't want the lancet so thick that it causes him unneeded pain.

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Old 02-12-2013, 04:54 PM
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thanks Jenny. I think I'll do a test myself also. I am using short needles so I shouldn't have to use the spacer caps, but I'll check to see.
Thanks everyone for your help.
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SLN24 - Orange - 2.2 mm - G22 used on Denali's elbow callous works great!

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