01-Injecting human insulin

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Injecting insulin is something you need to practise, but you will soon become good at it.
These are the steps to follow:

  1. Wash your hands
  2. Have a syringe, cotton wool and alcohol or other disinfectant ready
  3. Roll the insulin vial between your hands
  4. Clean the vial with alcohol
  5. Clean the injection site with alcoholdescro-img-11
  6. Draw air into the syringe
  7. Draw insulin into the syringe
  8. Make sure there is no air in the syringe
  9. Inject insulin in the right part of your body (see card number 9)
  10. Throw away the syringe
  11. Put the insulin back in a cold place
  12. Remember to eat 30 minutes after an injection