Clean the site. If you use alcohol to clean the skin, let it dry.
Slightly pinch a fold of skin between your fingers and thumb of one hand.
Push the needle all the way into the pinched-up area.
Let go of the pinched-up area, and push the plunger of the syringe all the way in.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Rhonda O'Brien, MS, RD, CDE - Certified Diabetes Educator|
|Last Revised||July 19, 2011|