Injecting insulin for the first time can be nerve-wracking, but it doesn't have to be. ADCES has developed a series of downloadable tip sheets that will help you understand how insulin works and give you injection techniques.
Gives the basics on insulin and clears up some of the more common myths.
For people with diabetes who are just getting started in insulin, it covers the delivery methods and provides injection techniques.
Goes more in-depth on injection techniques.
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