BD Medical - Diabetes Care Products

At BD we have been specialising in the design and manufacture of insulin needles and syringes since the company's formation in 1897.

BD introducted the world's first specialised insulin syringe in 1924, and to this day we concentrate our expertise solely on developing and manufacturing precision needles, lancets and syringes, in order to single-mindedly produce the very finest possible, in this critical area of patient care.

Our focus on research and development into insulin delivery puts us at the forefront of injection technique and makes us partners in diabetes care across the world.

Injecting Insulin

BD have delivery devices with a unique and exclusive technology to improve the comfort and convenience of the injection of insulin.  For further information visit:

Capillary Sampling

BD Optimus™ and BD Micro-Fine™+ Lancets.  Bringing together quality and comfort to improve compliance to self blood glucose management.  For further information visit:

Patient Safety

Practical solution for the disposal of sharps, an integral part of the process.  For further information visit:

  • BD AutoShieldTM Duo

  • BD Safe-ClipTM


The BD Diabetes Learning Center describes the causes of diabetes, its symptoms, and diabetes complications such as retinopathy and neuropathy. This site contains detailed information about blood glucose monitoring, insulin injection and safe sharps disposal. Interactive quizzes, educational literature downloads and animated demonstrations help to teach diabetes care skills.

Important Note: The content of this website is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Do not disregard your doctor's advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read in this website.

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