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From Mohnton, Pennsylvania, USA:

I was on a day trip and I brought my insulin with me. I am using Humalog and Humulin N insulin together, twice a day. I ran out of needles, and I needed to give myself a shot. I used one of the needles I had used earlier. I didn't want to, because it's not healthy to do so, but I was just wondering if you could contract HIV-AIDS by doing this.


Many people with diabetes reuse their own needles. There is no risk of contracting HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, when you reuse your own needles.


Original posting 3 Apr 2004
Posted to Daily Care and Other


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