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Do you regularly reuse lancets or syringes?

      I reuse lancets and syringes  
  17%   (133)  
      I reuse lancets but not syringes  
  51%   (398)  
      I reuse syringes but not lancets  
  1%   (11)  
      I don't reuse lancets or syringes  
  24%   (185)  
      I occasionally reuse either lancets or syringes  
  5%   (40)  

Do you regularly reuse lancets or syringes?

Poll dates: May 16 - 23, 1999
Total Votes: 767

Given the cost of diabetes supplies, many people find that reusing lancets and syringes makes sense. Over half (51%) of our respondents reuse just lancets. 17% report reusing both lancets and syringes. Only 1% report reusing syringes but not lancets. Some people (5%) reuse lancets or syringes on occasion.

You can safely reuse lancets and syringes if you follow the guidelines outlined in Reuse Your Syringes and Lancets.

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