From Austin, Texas, USA:
My 13 year old daughter has had diabetes for nine months, and recently, she bleeds when I put the injections in her butt.
It probably doesn't matter. Perhaps you should use the long needles. Many adolescent girls need the longer needle. Bleeding means you have passed through a capillary and really is not significant.
Original posting 27 May 2001
Posted to Blood Tests and Insulin Injections
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:20
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