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How often will I need to replace my insulin infusion set?

Every 1 to 3 days, you’ll need to replace the insulin infusion set and
move to a new insertion site. This helps you avoid infection at the insertion site or a clog in the infusion set. Place the new insertion site at least 1 inch away from the last insertion site on the abdomen. Just like with syringes, you need to avoid inserting the needle in scar tissue or moles and use a site rotation schedule.

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