Stubborn Last Drop

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    It doesn't matter how long the needle is under the skin, when you pull it back out there will be one drop left over. P1020252

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    1. Bethany Eeeeeee 83 months ago | reply

      I have the same problem with my Humapen! That little drop actually sometimes makes a difference in my dosing - I wish there was a way to get it to absorb.

    2. blueskydesert 83 months ago | reply

      Wow! Great job on capturing this and nice title. Thanks for sharing your photo with us in the diabetes art group. I don't know much about insulin pens as my son has never used one, but this helps me learn more about it.

    3. Xusha 83 months ago | reply

      I brought this up to the sales reps at the Diabetes Product Fair and they insisted that correct dose gets dispenced as long as you allow a few seconds before removing the needle.
      I suppose the pressure forses exact amount after you dial your pen and the drop afterwards is a low pressure leakage that wasn't accounted for by the dial...
      I am not sure, but I know that while my daughter was on an insulin pen, her numbers were SO all over the place, because 1/2 a unit would make a big difference for a five-six year old. Now, on the pump, she is a lot more predictable.

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