From Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA:
I'm a 44 year old man who has had diabetes for ten years. Last week, my endocrinologist put me on insulin. He also prescribed glucagon should I become unconscious. If you read the instructions, the injection can be given in three places. What site would you recommend for glucagon injection, or doesn't it matter?
I don't believe it really matters. Glucagon is for situations where you are unable to take glucose by mouth. I would hope you will manage your diabetes so you never need to use it.
Original posting 24 Jan 1999
Posted to Hypoglycemia
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:02
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