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Starting injecting your diabetes medication

8 JANUARY 2019

You might have spent some time with your doctor, nurse practitioner or diabetes nurse educator while they explained the correct way to inject, but it’s easy to forget the details when you get home.

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Have you had your technique reviewed lately?

8 JANUARY 2019

A new survey of 368 Australians who are injecting their diabetes medication, launched on World Diabetes Day, has found that for many, it could be time for a review of their injection technique.

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Preventing needle stick injuries needs sharper focus

26 NOVEMBER 2018

As many as 18,500 reports of needle and sharps injuries to Australian healthcare professionals are made annually and around half of all injuries are not even reported. 1 In New Zealand, the needle stick injury (NSI) reporting rate has not lowered despite the implementation of prevention programs. 2

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The Importance of Injection Site Rotation

13 OCTOBER 2017

Not only is it important to inject your diabetes medication correctly, it's also important to be mindful of where you inject your medication.

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What makes a lipohypertrophy?

10 JULY 2017

Lumps (known as ‘lipohypertrophy or ‘lipo’) are mainly formed by an accumulation of extra fat cells caused by the repeated effect of diabetes medication on the same area. This article will help you understand and help to reduce it.

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How to inject your diabetes medication: The 5 golden rules

10 JULY 2017

If you inject diabetes medication, you should know how important correct injection technique is for effectively managing your diabetes. The following Golden Rules can help you better manage your diabetes.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Injecting your Diabetes Medication

25 AUGUST 2017

Follow these simple steps to develop healthy injection habits and ensure your injectable diabetes medication is administered effectively.

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