Insulin injections: How to inject
It is only natural to be anxious about injecting yourself, particularly if you are new to insulin therapy. Your anxiety may partly be "fear of the unknown" because you are unsure about what to expect. You will soon find that you adapt to your new treatment and it becomes part of your life, with little disturbance to your daily routine. Your diabetes healthcare team will be able to guide you through how to use insulin and you will discover lots of ways of reducing the pain of injections to make them as comfortable as possible.