Giving an insulin injection into the stomach

Cleaning the injection site

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Clean the site. If you use alcohol to clean the skin, let it dry.

Last Updated: December 9, 2009

Author: Douglas Dana

Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine

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