The path to pain-free insulin treatments
The stroke should begin about 4 inches from you target to give the moving needle a chance to pick up speed. Pretend you’re throwing a dart – but don’t let go of the syringe. The needle should penetrate the skin for its entire length. As soon as it’s in, push the plunger all the way down to inject the fluid, then promptly remove the needle from the skin.
Tip of the Day courtesy of Dr. Richard Bernstein, author of Dr. Bernstein’s Diabetes Solution.
Reviewed by Francine Kaufman, MD. 4/08
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