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Getting Started with Diabetes Care!

 


Patients living with diabetes can sometimes feel overwhelmed — whether newly diagnosed or making a change to their treatment plan like adding insulin injections.   

Click here to Download the PDF with your patients to learn more about diabetes and various treatment options which can help them feel more in control as you work together with them to manage blood sugar levels.


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What's the "point" of a new needles?

           

It matters more than your patients may realize.1

Without proper injection technique, patients with diabetes may be at increased risk for developing lipohypertrophy (LH). LH is a thickened, rubbery swelling of fat tissue at injection sites that can cause inconsistent insulin absorption. LH often results from needle reuse and improper site rotation.*


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Injection Videos

Injecting with a pen needle:

Injecting with a syringe:

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Mixing and injecting insulin with a syringe:

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Injection Resources and Tips:

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