Diabetes: preparation of insulin syringes for home use
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Diabetes: preparation of insulin syringes for home use

Lynne Pearce Health journalist

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More people than ever have diabetes, with the charity Diabetes UK estimating that by 2025 more than 5 million people could have the condition. Around 90% have type 2. Everyone with type 1 diabetes – and some with type 2 – needs to take insulin.

Primary Health Care. 31, 3, 9-9. doi: 10.7748/phc.31.3.9.s3

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