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Using a non-deodorant antiperspirant on your infusion set site prior to insertion sometimes helps the tape stick better.
Did You Know: The antiperspirant formulas target a specific gland in your skin in order to "turn-off" the production of moisture. This allows the infusion set to stick better with minimal need for extra tape or sticky stuff that might increase the risk of skin reactions.
Important: The sandwich method should be used with infusion sets only. Do NOT use the sandwich method with sensors because the sensor electrode is sensitive and could become damaged if inserted through anything other than dry skin prepped with alcohol.
Important: Inserting the glucose sensor through any barrier may damage the sensor. Therefore:
Seasonal climates, skin lotions/creams, trapped moisture or different clothing may affect your sensor tape adhesion or the way your body reacts to it. Here are some alternate tips to try: