It’s hard to believe that the first easy-to-use personal glucometers for blood glucose monitoring weren’t even available until the 1980s. Medical science and technology advancements over the last 40 years have been astounding and are revolutionizing the way individuals with diabetes can choose to.
If you use syringes, needles and lancets as part of you diabetes care, it’s best to take steps to dispose of them safely. You may have heard of the term “sharps”. Sharps is a fancy medical term for any item that pokes or cuts our skin. As an educator I always get asked the question, “how do I.