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InnoLet insulin injection device, Denmark, 2000-2007

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The InnoLet device is used by people with diabetes who need to inject insulin to manage their blood sugar levels. Made by Novo Nordisk, the device has been designed with a simple-to-use dose selector dial that features large numbers. The dial clicks audibly to help visually and physically impaired patients to set and inject the correct insulin dose. The cap provides a compartment for the needle and protects the insulin from sunlight. This is a demonstration model used to teach patients how to use the device.

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Glossary: diabetes

This term refers to any form of metabolic disorder characterized by extreme thirst and excess urine production.

Glossary: insulin

A hormone that causes the body's cells to take up glucose from the blood. (Diabetes is the loss of control of the body's levels of insulin.)