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The appropriateness of the length of insulin needles based on determination of skin and subcutaneous fat thickness in the abdom

Body Composition Assessment
Kang Hee Sim et al.
Used Parameters : BMI

Publication Year : 2014

Country : Korea


Background Longer needle and complicated insulin injection technique such as injecting at a 45-degree angle and making skinfolds may decrease patient compliance to insulin injection therapy. In this light, shorter insulin needles have been recently developed. However, it is necessary to ascertain that such shorter needles are appropriate for Korean patients with diabetes as well. Methods First, the diverse demographic and diabetic features of 156 Korean adults with diabetes were collected by a questionnaire and a device unit of …
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