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Person injecting insulin with a needle and syringe through an injection port attached to the abdomen

View full-sized image Drawing of a person injecting insulin with a needle and syringe through an injection port attached to the abdomen. The port has a round adhesive patch covering a cannula inserted under the skin.
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Description

Drawing of a person injecting insulin with a needle and syringe through an injection port attached to the abdomen. The port has a round adhesive patch covering a cannula inserted under the skin.

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Drawing of a person injecting insulin with a needle and syringe through an injection port attached to the abdomen. The port has a round adhesive patch covering a cannula inserted under the skin.

Caption

Using an injection port reduces the number of skin punctures to one every few days to apply a new port. The user injects insulin through the port.

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768 KB | 1725 x 1350

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