I have been taking Byetta for approx. 1-1/2 years and this last time the pharmacist suggested using the nano needles (quite small and short). I like them much better than any of the others I've tried, but I feel that I don't seem to be having the same fullness effect after my shots. I was wondering if anyone else had tried them and if they had any similar effects.

Views: 313

Replies to This Discussion

I think the nano needles bend very easily. sometimes I look at it and it is bent when in the pen. I have the same concern - the pens last longer when I use the nanos! So I went back to the slightly larger 31 gauge 5/16. Good luck. And watch those needles!
Thanks - I also went back to the 31 gauge 5/16 needles and got everything squared away. It was worth a try though - needles aren't always fun!
(It has been a while since I logged on) Yeah, I just discovered those for myself recently. WTH? You would think someone would mention it... They are comfy though!

I love the Nanos. No issues with bending any of them and when I inject my leg it doesn't seem to nail the nerves as bad. The Mini's seem to go in to deep for the leg.
Not much recent activity on this site besides me.

RSS

Advertisement



REsources

From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

A Snapshot: Diabetes In The United States

An infographic explaining the most recent CDC diabetes figures, released in June 2014.

Will you Stand Hand in Hand in support of the Diabetes Hands Foundation?

  Facing Diabetes Together Will you Stand Hand in Hand in support of  the Diabetes Hands Foundation? When you make a gift to the Diabetes Hands Foundation you help people with diabetes make positive changes in their lives. We believe that no Read on! →

Diabetes Hands Foundation Team

DHF TEAM

Manny Hernandez
(Co-Founder, Editor, has LADA)

Emily Coles
(Head of Communities, has type 1)

Mila Ferrer
(EsTuDiabetes Community Manager, mother of a child with type 1)

Mike Lawson
(Head of Experience, has type 1)

Corinna Cornejo
(Development Manager, has type 2)

Desiree Johnson  (Administrative and Programs Assistant, has type 1)


DHF VOLUNTEERS


Lead Administrator

Bradford (has type 1)


Administrators

Lorraine (mother of type 1)
Marie B (has type 1)

Brian (bsc) (has type 2)

Gary (has type 2)

David (dns) (type 2)

 

LIKE us on Facebook

Spread the word

Loading…

This website is certified by Health On the Net Foundation. Click to verify. This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information: verify here.

© 2014   A community of people touched by diabetes, run by the Diabetes Hands Foundation.

Badges  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Service