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My biggest insulin pen fear!

Hey all, I'm a newly diagnosed type 1 diabetic aged 17, meaning that i still go to school. My biggest fear is giving myself an insulin shot…

Started by Adele

24 Dec 3
Reply by Adele

New pen needle from BD

Check it out here: BD Auto Shield Duo Seems completely unnecessary to me, and another example of waste in the name of differentiation to c…

Started by Dave

4 Nov 29
Reply by Jen

Pen needle reuse

So for those of you that reuse pen needles... What is the preferred method; capping the needle and unscrewing it off the pen? Or just putti…

Started by Sam

18 Sep 20
Reply by swisschocolate

Skins for Novopen Echo?

I recently got a Novopen Echo insulin pen and on the website it says you can get skins for them. I tried emailing them and asking where I c…

Started by Kate

2 Jan 28
Reply by Emmy

Mini Glucagon Pen?

Does anyone know if there is one in the US used for children that I can get my endo to rx? And what it is called/manufacture etc.? I asked…

Started by meee

2 Dec 5, 2013
Reply by meee

Grant Awarded to Advance Glucagon Mini-Dose Pen for Treatment of Mild to Moderate Hypoglycemia

Xeris Pharmaceuticals Awarded a NIH/NIDDK SBIR Fast Track Grant to Advance its Glucagon Mini-Dose Pen for Treatment of Mild to Moderate Hyp…

Started by Diabetes News and Interest

0 Sep 27, 2013

NovoPen Echo - New 1/2 unit pen!

Saw this news last week about a new insulin pen being released in 2014 by Novo Nordisk that will deliver 1/2u increments, in addition to ha…

Started by Bradford

18 Sep 1, 2013
Reply by meee

Proper Pinch for Pen Injection - What is your Technique?

When I used syringes, I had pretty good luck doing a simple pinch of flesh at my abdomen and injecting at 45 degrees. After I moved to the…

Started by Brian (bsc)

5 May 1, 2013
Reply by Brian (bsc)

Switching from the pump to the pen

Hi! I'm Hannah. I've been a diabetic for 9 years now. I was dx when I was 11 and started the pump at age 12. I hardly remember anything abo…

Started by CupcakeOrgans

16 Aug 29, 2012
Reply by Marius

Novolog Pen... not going to believe this one!?!

One of the Novolog pens ceased working, a few weeks after we started using it. A typical dose was dialed up, the plunger button-mechanism d…

Started by Stuart

2 Oct 7, 2011
Reply by Kari

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