If you are experiencing a medical emergency please dial 911 immediately
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.
Last Revised: July 11, 2013
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Rhonda O'Brien, MS, RD, CDE - Certified Diabetes Educator
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