Injection technique

Injection technique

Choice of injection site
Injections have to be done into the fatty tissue of the skin (subcutaneous) to ensure best availability of the insulin.
Appropriate injection site
Quick acting insulins (insulin analogues and mixed insulins) should be administered to the following sites:

  • Belly
  • Thigh

For slow acting insulin (insulins with delayed action or mixed insulins) the recommended injection site is:

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