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Indwelling cannula for insulin administration in diabetes mellitus.
  1. A M Long,
  2. I A Hughes
  1. Department of Child Health, University of Wales, College of Medicine, Cardiff.


    Experience with an indwelling subcutaneous Teflon cannula for insulin delivery to 10 children with diabetes mellitus is described. There were no significant complications during a one year trial period. The device may particularly benefit children during the early phase after diagnosis and for those with true needle phobia.

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