Do you regularly reuse lancets or syringes?
I reuse lancets and syringes 17% (133) I reuse lancets but not syringes 51% (398) I reuse syringes but not lancets 1% (11) I don't reuse lancets or syringes 24% (185) I occasionally reuse either lancets or syringes 5% (40)
Do you regularly reuse lancets or syringes?Poll dates: May 16 - 23, 1999
Total Votes: 767
Given the cost of diabetes supplies, many people find that reusing lancets and syringes makes sense. Over half (51%) of our respondents reuse just lancets. 17% report reusing both lancets and syringes. Only 1% report reusing syringes but not lancets. Some people (5%) reuse lancets or syringes on occasion.
You can safely reuse lancets and syringes if you follow the guidelines outlined in Reuse Your Syringes and Lancets.
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