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Do you or your child reuse lancets or syringes?

 
     

I reuse lancets and syringes

 
 

13%

 

112

 
     

I reuse lancets but not syringes

 
 

61%

 

515

 
     

I reuse syringes but not lancets

 
 

1%

 

3

 
     

I don't reuse lancets or syringes

 
 

21%

 

181

 
     

I occasionally reuse either lancets or syringes

 
 

2%

 

21

 
 

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.

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