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A 17-year-old male asked:

How do you give insulin shots?

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Dr. Leila Hashemi
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Insulin shot: Hi, if you have been started on Insulin, your doctor has to show you how, it's not possible to demonstrate that on line, you need to be taught by a nurse or MD.
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Subcutaneous shot: Insulin is given subcutaneously. It could be given in the abdominal wall, thigh, back and arm. Pinch the skin and insert the needle underneath between the skin ans underlying muscle.

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