Have an insulin needle question - page 2

Has anyone ever heard of a diabetic using the same needle twice? Once for their morning 70/30 and once for the pm dose? A nurse advised a family member of mine to do this because insurance does not... Read More

  1. by   LisaRn21
    Thanks guys!!! I will relay the message.. seems safe enough!!!
  2. by   emllpn2006
    I used to work with a man who would use that same needle for several weeks at a time. He would leave his pen laying in his desk drawer pull it out give his injection through what ever clothes he was wearing and put it back in the drawer. This really suprised me with the nasty place I was working (in a collection agency) that he never did end up with a nasty infection.

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