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From Exeter, Devon, England:

I have recently read about needle free insulin dispensers. Are they available on the NHS or would I have to buy them privately? Would you also be able to tell me about them and how, if better, efficient they are?


I understand that it is now possible to get such a device on prescription from a specialist. However, I personally would not recommend unless you are irreconcilably needle phobic. The discomfort is about the same as with a needle and the noise is awesome. In addition, the fiddling required to set up the devices is considerable.


Original posting 21 Mar 2005
Posted to Blood Tests and Insulin Injections and Other


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