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Pregnancy

1 Pregnant women with diabetes
(of any type) who continue to
inject into the abdomen should
give all injections using a
raised skin fold. (151)

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2 Massaging the site before or
after injection may speed up
absorption and is not generally
recommended. (5,6,70)

3 Avoid using abdominal sites
around the umbilicus during the
last trimester.

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4 Injections into abdominal flanks
may still be used with a raised
skin fold.

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