These pictures show the areas of the body where insulin can be injected. You can give yourself a shot in:
Slightly change the spot where you give the shot each time, so that you do not get bumps or pits in your skin. For example, use the right upper arm 5 times in different places, then use the left upper arm in 5 places.
Last Revised: November 3, 2011
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Rhonda O'Brien, MS, RD, CDE - Certified Diabetes Educator
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