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A woman is testing her finger to see if she needs an insulin injection.The VA has standardized the prescribing and dispensing of U-500 insulin at VA facilities according to Institute for Safe Medication Practices guidelines. We hope the educational material we present here will provide you with a brief introduction to the use of U-500 insulin. But the material is an introduction only, if you are a diabetic patient please ensure that you discuss each of your prescriptions thoroughly with your doctor.

How to Draw up U-500(Concentrated) Insulin with a Tuberculin Syringe