Clean the site. If you use alcohol to clean the skin, let it
Slightly pinch a fold of skin between your fingers and thumb
of one hand.
Push the needle all the way into the pinched-up area.
Let go of the pinched-up area, and push the plunger of the
syringe all the way in.
July 19, 2011
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Rhonda O'Brien, MS, RD, CDE - Certified Diabetes Educator
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