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From Toronto, Ontario, Canada:

Our daughter is 7 and was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes last year. We are health professionals (my wife is a Diabetes nurse). We continue to have frequent leakage from the upper arm injection site. We use the BD 29 gauge, 1/2 inch needle and 7 units total insulin. Our daughter really wants to continue this site. Any suggestions?


  1. Make sure you let go of the pinched skin before injecting the insulin.
  2. Use sites that don't leak.
  3. Try the Inject-Ease®.


Original posting 15 Jan 97


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