Giving an Insulin Injection Into the Belly
Cleaning the injection site
Clean the site. If you use alcohol to clean the skin, let it dry.
Pinching the skin
Slightly pinch a fold of skin between your fingers and thumb of one hand.
Inserting the needle
Push the needle all the way into the pinched-up area.
Pushing the plunger in
Let go of the pinched-up area, and push the plunger of the syringe all the way in.
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