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How We Evaluated the insulin Pens

How We Evaluated the insulin Pens

We listed the tasks involved in properly using an insulin pen and evaluated each pen to find out how easily a person who is blind or has low vision could perform each task. We looked at each task and determined if it could be performed by t...

Insulin Pens: About Risks

Insulin Pens: About Risks

With the use of insulin pens growing in the U.S., its important to be alert to the increasing potential for errors as well, especially in hospitals. Although the U.S. still lags well behind Europe and Japan in the use of pen injectors for m...

Tips for Injecting Insulin

Tips for Injecting Insulin

lStomach: Stay at least two inches away from the bellybutton or any scars you may already have when using the abdomen for injections. lThigh: Inject at least 4 inches or about one hands width above the knee and at least 4 inches down from th...

Insulin pen of guides

Insulin pen of guides

1. Know your insulin.Insulin is arapid-acting insulinthat should be injected below the skin within 15 minutes before or 20 minutes after starting a meal. Have food ready before injection. After injecting the insulin, do not delay eating or...

Is injecting insulin going to change my life?

Is injecting insulin going to change my life?

Unfortunately, having diabetes does lead to lifestyle complications....