Should I let my doctor know I'm using diabetic needles and syringes?

If your doctor has prescribed insulin injections, you will be taught how to inject yourself and to store or dispose of your used needles and syringes properly. You will also be taught how to test your blood sugar levels. When discussing the risks and benefits of insulin, tell your doctor all prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) drugs you take. 

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