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BD SafetyGlide™ 6mm insulin syringe

Avoid sharps injury during insulin injection

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Overview

The BD SafetyGlide™ 6mm insulin syringe is a safety-engineered insulin syringe that helps protect healthcare professionals and other caregivers from accidental needlestick and other sharps injuries. It features a sliding safety arm that can be activated with one hand.

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Features and Benefits
Reduced hypoglycemia risk
The 6-mm needle size helps reduce the risk of accidental intramuscular (IM) injections, which can cause hypoglycemia.3
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Notes

* The 1-mL size is the same volume as 1 cc. BD syringes are labeled in mL vs. cc because healthcare professionals most commonly use mL.

References

Frid AH, Kreugel G, Grassi G, et al. New insulin delivery recommendations. Mayo Clin Proc. 2016;91(9):1231-1255.

Answers & Insights Market Research. Insulin syringe test (Project Pearl). Published September 10, 2010. Accessed May 25, 2017.

Gibney MA, Arce CH, Byron KJ, Hirsch LJ. 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.

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Notes

* The 1-mL size is the same volume as 1 cc. BD syringes are labeled in mL vs. cc because healthcare professionals most commonly use mL.

References

Frid AH, Kreugel G, Grassi G, et al. New insulin delivery recommendations. Mayo Clin Proc. 2016;91(9):1231-1255.

Answers & Insights Market Research. Insulin syringe test (Project Pearl). Published September 10, 2010. Accessed May 25, 2017.

Gibney MA, Arce CH, Byron KJ, Hirsch LJ. 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.

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References

Notes

* The 1-mL size is the same volume as 1 cc. BD syringes are labeled in mL vs. cc because healthcare professionals most commonly use mL.

References

Frid AH, Kreugel G, Grassi G, et al. New insulin delivery recommendations. Mayo Clin Proc. 2016;91(9):1231-1255.

Answers & Insights Market Research. Insulin syringe test (Project Pearl). Published September 10, 2010. Accessed May 25, 2017.

Gibney MA, Arce CH, Byron KJ, Hirsch LJ. 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.

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