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Insulin pen or injection

I am type 1 insulin dependent diabetic taking injections every day for last 10 years. Recently i read about insulin pens which look less intimidating. How are they different from injections and are they better or worse?
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Dr. Nikhil Prabhu Mumbai | Diabetologist
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They easy to operate. Convenient for travelling. But they are little expensive compared to vial and syring. For example. Human mixtard 30/70 vial 400units costs 150 INR and red 40u syring costs 7 INR. Mixtard flexpen costs around 350 for 300units . Needle roughly 10inr. Refillable cartridge pans are slightly cheaper.
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Dr. Raja Selvarajan Bangalore | Diabetologist
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certainly Newer insulin delivery devices are much better its comfortable easy to use , can be carried easily, dosing is very accurate and its provided with child lock and mechanisms for visually challenged patients as well.
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