How to administer an insulin injection
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How to administer an insulin injection

Tracey Curtis Diabetes specialist nurse, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Portsmouth, England
Sarah Moutter Community diabetes specialist nurse, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Portsmouth, England

Rationale and key points

Effective insulin injection technique is essential to ensure optimal management of diabetes. Those who administer insulin should understand how it works, in particular its link to blood glucose levels.

Correspondence Correpsondence Tracey.Curtis@porthosp.nhs.uk   @tccurtis63

Nursing Standard. 32, 16-19,41-46. doi: 10.7748/ns.2017.e10855

Received: 27 February 2017

Accepted: 14 September 2017

Published in print: 13 December 2017

Peer review

This article has been subject to external double-blind peer review and checked for plagiarism using automated software

Conflict Of Interest

None declared