Re-usable insulin pens

This article is a general education one, but it’s also reference material for an upcoming discussion on insulin availability. In Australia most insulins have been available in up to three formats: 10 mL vials. Traditionally used for syringe injections and filling pumps. 3 mL pen cartridges. Put into pens for injections. Some people also use …

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I’ve mentioned before that I often fill my pump reservoirs from insulin pen cartridges. They’re a convenient and compact size, plus they can be dropped into pens for emergency backup use. It makes for a quick and convenient fill process, where instead of “sucking” insulin out of a vial, I “push” the insulin down into …

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