Be Careful Where You Place Rx Labels On Insulin Products

Insulin errors are leading to emergency visits and poor outcomes.

Almost 100,000 emergency visits a year are for insulin-related errors or hypoglycemia...and one-third result in hospitalization.

Product mix-ups are a common reason for ER visits. For example, patients may accidentally grab a rapid-acting pen or vial thinking it's their basal insulin and cause dangerous hypoglycemia.

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