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A finer point

A new ultra-fine 5mm pen needle with five-bevel comfort has been introduced by BD Becton Dickinson) for injecting insulin in Australia. BD says an extra thin wall, or cannula, improves the flow rate of insulin for a faster injection, and the design of a new needle tip reduces penetration force …

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Human intervention in diabetes

Switching patients with type 2 diabetes from insulin analogues to human insulin could save a lot of money without causing harm, new research suggests. Findings were recently published from a US study of 14,635 participants who filled a total of 221,866 insulin prescriptions in 2014-2016. The US study examined differences …

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