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Needle Gauge for Insulin

25-31

Needle length for insulin

5/16-5/8


(45 degrees 5/8 one inch pinch


1/2 inch 90 degrees 2 inch pinch)

Needle gauge for SQ

25-27

Needle length for SQ

3/8-5/8


(degrees are same from insulin)

Needle gauge for im

20-25



Needle length for IM

5/8-1 1/2


(90 degrees, z track method)

insertion for IM

Ventrogluteal (below iliac crest and above greater trochanter of the femur)


Vastus Lateralis (the head of the greater trochanter and the knee)


Deltoid (the acromion process and the axillary line)

insertion for insulin

Upper arm, anterior and lateral portion of thigh, buttocks, abdomen

insertion for SQ

the upper outer aspect of the arm, the abdomen (at least 2 inches from the umbilicus), and the anterior thighs. The scapular area and the upper ventrodorsal gluteal area can also be used