Article Text

Download PDFPDF
Use of 100 units/ml insulin in treatment of diabetic children.
  1. I McKinlay,
  2. J W Farquhar


    The three traditional concentrations in which European insulins are prepared for therapeutic purposes often hinder understanding, sometimes cause accidents and occasionally disaster. When syringes other than the BS1619 are used the risks are increased. Insulin preparations containing 100 units/ml used with syringes graduated to contain one unit in one division (e.g. a tuberculin syringe) have been tested as part of a trial organized by the British Diabetic Association. Parents preferred the new system, which facilitated learning and reduced the possibility of error.

    Statistics from

    Request Permissions

    If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.