Insulin Syringes and Pens

Most people who inject insulin to control diabetes use either syringes or insulin pens. Each has its advantages, and whichever one you use, you'll have numerous options to choose from.

If you're just getting started with insulin injections, or are thinking of making a change in your injection device, you'll want to know all you can about syringes, insulin pens, and needles (and even the other alternatives for insulin delivery).

Learn about insulin syringes

Learn about insulin pens and needles

Learn about BD needle technology


The BD Diabetes Learning Center describes the causes of diabetes, its symptoms, and diabetes complications such as retinopathy and neuropathy. This site contains detailed information about blood glucose monitoring, insulin injection and safe sharps disposal. Interactive quizzes, educational literature downloads and animated demonstrations help to teach diabetes care skills.

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