Back to Take a Poll Poll Results

Poll Results


How do you or your child receive insulin most of the time?

      Syringe only  
  52%   587  
      Pen only  
  8%   96  
      Syringe and pen  
  17%   195  
  19%   217  
      Jet injector  
  1%   13  
      Other, or a combination  
  1%   18  

How do you or your child receive insulin most of the time?

Poll dates: February 20 - 27, 2000
Total Votes: 1,126

While scientists are working on inhaled and oral forms of insulin, as of today it must be taken by some sort of injection. Most people report using only syringes (52%), with insulin pumps being used by the next largest number (19%). Pens are quite popular outside the United States, but aren't used very much in the US in spite of the convenience they offer for single types of insulin. A pen with Humalog is especially convenient for kids to keep at school, to use in case of high blood sugar during the day.

[Return to the current poll]

  Home Return to Top

Last Updated: Wednesday March 16, 2005 16:36:30
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.

This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents.
By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use, Legal Notice, and Privacy Policy.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2015. Comments and Feedback.