Do you or your child reuse lancets or syringes?
I reuse lancets and syringes
I reuse lancets but not syringes
I reuse syringes but not lancets
I don't reuse lancets or syringes
I occasionally reuse either lancets or syringes
Do you or your child reuse lancets or syringes?Poll dates: September 22 - 29, 2002
Total Votes: 832
Given the cost of diabetes supplies, many people find that reusing lancets and syringes makes sense. Over half (61%) of our respondents reuse just lancets. 13% report reusing both lancets and syringes. Only 1% report reusing syringes but not lancets. Some people (2%) 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.
Last Updated: Wednesday March 16, 2005 16:37:14
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