A 17-year-old male asked:
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how do you give insulin shots?

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Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
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.
Answered on Nov 22, 2014
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.
Answered on Nov 24, 2014
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Probably nothing: Several studies have shown to increase in injections if you do not disinfect, but it is still a good idea to do so.
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A lot: Your boyfriend should be giving his own shots. You should be away of different treatment responses if his sugars go to low or high.

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