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Will the infusion site for my insulin pump be uncomfortable?

You don’t have to worry that it will hurt when you exercise or if someone bumps into your pump or infusion area. The needle or catheter should be comfortable at all times. If you see any redness or swelling at the infusion site, remove the needle or catheter right away and find a new infusion site. Discuss persistent problems (lasting longer than 24 hours) with your health care team.

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