BD Ultra-Fine™ Insulin Syringes

Introducing The Shortest Insulin Syringe Needle Ever -  BD Insulin Syringes Now With The BD Ultra-Fine™ 6mm Needle.

Greater Efficacy

Efficacy equivalent to longer needles1-4

Patient Choice

Preffered by over 80% patients

Less intimidating

Less intimidating for patients

Reduced Risk

Reduces the risk of intramuscular injection4

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Important Note

Not all products or therapies are approved in Canada. Please consult your local health care provider in Canada.


*In adult patients (including obese patients).

 Current needles sizes: 12.7mm and 8mm.

  1. Schwartz S, et al. A multicenter, open-label, randomized, two-period crossover trial comparing glycemic control, satisfaction, and preference achieved with a 31 gauge x 6 mm needle versus a 29 gauge x 12.7 mm needle in obese patients with diabetes mellitus. Clin Ther. 2004;26(10):1663-1678.
  2. Kreugel G, et al. Randomized trial on the influence of the length of two insulin pen needles on glycemic control and patient preference in obese patients with diabetes [published online ahead of print April 10, 2011]. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2011;13(7):737-741. doi:10.1089/dia.2011.0010.
  3. Hirsch LJ, et al. Comparative glycemic control, safety and patient ratings for a new 4 mm x 32G insulin pen needle in adults with diabetes. Curr Med Res Opin. 2010;26(6)1531-1541.
  4. Gibney MA, et al. Skin and subcutaneous adipose layer thickness in adults with diabetes at sites used for insulin injections: implications for needle length recommendations. Curr Med Res Opin. 2010;26(6):1519-1530.