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Using disposable insulin syringes: lessons from Lucknow, India

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Using disposable insulin syringes: lessons from Lucknow, India

Kshitij Shankhdhar
9 December 2020

This article highlights the errors made by one adult patient with diabetes while self-administering insulin using plastic disposable syringes. Incorrect administration of insulin can result in serious injection site skin complications. All patients using insulin should acquire the correct information and skills needed for proper insulin administration. Here the author discusses some of the issues related to insulin administration while using disposable syringes.

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