Category Archives: Sharps Containers

Prep Your Skin for Glucose Testing on-the-go with PandaPod Wipes

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Do you avoid certain activities or events because of the hassle of checking your glucose levels? An emergency can happen extremely quickly if your blood sugar levels are out of the normal range. For some people, it can seem daunting to leave the house with a pack full of diabetic supplies. However, a new tissue […]

HOW TO SAFELY DISPOSE YOUR INSULIN SYRINGES?

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First things first: do not throw your insulin syringes away in the trash. This is a huge safety concern for any individual who comes in contact with sharp disposals. The clear plastic cap you place on your syringe after use is not enough to safely dispose of it as they can pop off very easily. […]

4 MUST-HAVE BD PRODUCTS TO USE WITH INSULIN SYRINGES

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We are bringing to you 4 products from Becton Dickinson (BD) that you can use alongside your insulin syringes to have safer, more comfortable injections. These products are: BD ALCOHOL SWABS BD MAGNI-GUIDE INSULIN SYRINGE MAGNIFIER BD SAFE-CLIP NEEDLE CLIPPING AND STORAGE DEVICE BD HOME SHARPS CONTAINER OR COLLECTOR 1. BD ALCOHOL SWABS The first step […]

8 FDA-CLEARED SHARPS CONTAINERS FOR DISPOSING YOUR NEEDLES, SYRINGES, AND LANCETS

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FDA recommends that used sharps including needles, syringes, lancets, auto injectors (ie. insulin pens), infusion sets, connection needles/sets be immediately placed in FDA-cleared containers and dropped off at a needle disposal location. FDA-cleared sharps disposal containers are manufactured from rigid plastic and come marked with a line that indicates when the container should be considered full, which means […]