Managing sharps safely

Just a little “show and tell” of some of the “sharps” containers in my house at the moment, and how I use them in managing the sharps produced by my “insulin habit”. On the right of the above picture is the 1.7 l container supplied by the local council. Back when I was using syringes …

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What’s in a needle?

In diabetes there are lots of times we stab ourselves with needles, and we see the different needles described in various ways. In fact there are lots of different factors to consider when selecting the needles we will use. Particularly referring to the products available in the Australian market, hopefully this overview will be useful. …

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