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If 25 or 30 unit syringes were available with 1/2 unit markings, would you or your child use them?

 
      Yes, I would use them for all of my injections.  
  54%   (314)  
      Yes, I would use them for some of my injections.  
  17%   (101)  
      No, I wouldn't use them because I require more than 25 or 30 units per injection.  
  4%   (24)  
      No, I wouldn't use them because I never inject a half unit of insulin.  
  10%   (59)  
      No, I wouldn't use them because I use a pump or a pen injector.  
  13%   (78)  
 

If 25 or 30 unit syringes were available with 1/2 unit markings, would you or your child use them?

Poll dates: June 6 - 13, 1999
Total Votes: 576

Many years ago, 25 unit syringes with 1/2 unit markings were available, which helped make it easy to small doses of insulin for kids, adults, and pets with diabetes. Those syringes are no longer manufactured.

We asked our readers if they would use syringes with 1/2 unit markings if they were available. Over half (54%) said they would for all of their injections, and another 17% said they would for some of their injections. In all, 7 out of 10 respondents would use 25 or 30 unit syringes with 1/2 unit markings if they were available.

Update: ReliOn 30 unit syringes with half-unit markings are available.

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