From Marietta, Georgia, USA:
I am 26 years old and have had diabetes (Type 1) for two years. I give me self a shot three (3) times a day in my legs and sometimes stomach. I weigh 100 pounds. I am now swelling in my inner thigh which looks like bubbles on my legs. Is there is any other place I can give myself a shot or a way to stop it from swelling up so much?
My usual comments:
- Belly is best.
- Thighs are okay, unless you'll be doing very heavy exercise immediately after the injection.
- Butt's okay.
- Arms are okay, except in very thin people (the end of the needle might go into the muscle layer, instead of the flab layer.)
Original posting 24 Jun 97
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:08:54
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