Mixing Two Insulins

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This seven-page illustrated handout educates people with diabetes who need to take two kinds of insulin that can be mixed about how to mix them together in one syringe, so that only one injection is given. It identifies which types of insulin cannot be mixed, as well as those insulins which are already combinations of two types and should not be mixed with others. It provides a place where the health care provider can write down the types of insulin to be mixed, as well as spaces to indicate the exact number of units of clear and cloudy insulins that added together give the total number of units. The document uses simple text and illustrations to give step-by-step instructions for gathering the necessary supplies and washing, preparing the insulin bottles, filling the syringe with the correct amounts of each type of insulin, giving the insulin and removing the needle, and cleaning up the supplies.

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United States
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Resource developed in English and translated into other languages
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Last Reviewed by Author(s):
1/3/2017
Record Last Updated:
10/25/2017

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