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My mother uses Prevail max plus with tabs at night and pull ups max during the day. You can get samplies if you call the company. We used inserts in the past, but she leaked at night after about two hours. I called our supplier and they said do not use the insert pads and now she has no leaks. Byram is the supplier. Medicaid pay for the incontinence supplies if eligible. Good luck.
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There are pad inserts designed to be placed in a pull-up or tab type brief. (just my thing, I don't like the term "diaper" for an adult)
There is also the possibility that mom should be changed during the night.
I would change my Husband before I went to bed, that was about 3 hours after he went to bed and I would often have to change him around 3 or 4 AM as well.
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Medline Brand "fitright" briefs
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North shore Supreme pull up style worked best for my dad. Zero leaks. Used one booster pad, also Northshore brand, if he’d had more than 9 cups of liquid. To give an idea, he now has a catheter and his overnight bag typically has 3000 to 3500 ml every night (he doesn’t release much urine during the day) , and the Supreme with one booster held all that,
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You could also look into the purewick by liberator medical - it recently started being covered by Medicare - it’s an external wick that will vacuum up 90-99% of urine - I still use a depends (as it does help keep it in place as well as use if there was a bowel movement overnight). I just use the Walmart assurance brand tab style with an overnight pad inside - but the purewick keeps mom extremely dry and therefore her skin stays dry. Bear of luck
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aj6044 Jul 22, 2021
Medicare stopped covering the PureWick this week...
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I've been incontinent for along time 80+ and the best for me has been Northshore they have done better after yrs of trying different brands.
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dcalig - What are you looking for in the diapers to qualify as "best"? Is your mom bedridden? Or can she stand up? Depending on her condition, some will be better and easier to use.

My mother is still mobile, so she uses the pull-up type. At night, I add 2 additional pads inside the pull-up to absorb extra fluid to last till morning. Half of the time, she still wets the disposable bed protector sheet. I do try to limit her fluid intake in the evening, and it does help (half of the time).

If your mother is bed-ridden, then the diapers with tabs will be easier to put on. I know some people use two together at night for extra absorbency. You will have to make slits on the inside diaper so that fluid can seep down to the outer diaper.
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It’s really a personal choice. Whenever I have seen this question posted there are several different answers.

One thing that I have done before was to call facilities and ask them which ones they like the best.

They use so many they buy in bulk so I knew that they saw first hand how well they worked.

Other than that you can read reviews and try a few different ones to test at first.

Every now and then some people scold others for using the word diaper.

It doesn’t bother me. My mom who wears them calls them diapers. Just letting you know though.

Some people find it degrading and say that diapers are for children.

Some say adult briefs or adult underwear.

I don’t think that people are intentionally trying to degrade their loved ones by saying diapers. As I said, just giving you a heads up.
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sport1317 Apr 14, 2021
I just call them diapers.
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