TITLE

Improved Disposable Insulin Pen Devices Provide an Alternative to Vials and Syringes for Insulin Administration

AUTHOR(S)
Spollett, Geralyn R.
PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
Diabetes Spectrum;Spring2012, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p117
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the benefits and limitations of patient self-administration of insulin with disposable insulin pens being marketed in the U.S. across a range of different populations. It states that the use of insulin pens results in greater patient acceptability and compliance, improved health-related quality of life and increased lifestyle flexibility. It mentions that the specific needs of people with diabetes should be considered when choosing an insulin administration device.
ACCESSION #
75915108

 

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