Diabetes Knowledge

Insulin pen therapy

Insulin pen therapy

In the case of ICT therapy the insulin is injected with an insulin pen at least four times each day. The pen needles are extremely narrow, which means that insertion is barely noticeable.

Correct needle length

Correct needle length

There are five different lengths of pen needles. But which one is right for you? We will show you how to determine the right needle length for you.

Injection sites

Injection sites

Nearly every diabetic has them: Preferred injection sites where you barely notice the needle going in. But these preferred sites involve many problems.

Injection techniques

Injection techniques

At a 90° or 45° angle? With or without a skin fold? There are various injection techniques for injecting insulin into the subcutaneous fatty tissue.