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Glucagon Injection Kit

Glucagon is often prescribed to people with diabetes who have a tendency to develop low blood sugar. It can increase the blood sugar quickly in the event of an emergency where a person's blood sugar is so low that he or she is unable to eat or drink.
Everything needed to prepare and inject this medication will be included in something called a "glucagon kit," which you should keep with you at all times. When using a glucagon kit, follow the step-by-step directions that come with it. In most cases, people will inject this medication just under the skin, although trained healthcare professionals can inject the medication into a vein or muscle. The skin of a buttock, arm, or thigh is typically recommended.
(To learn more about the injection kit, click Glucagon. This article takes an in-depth look at how to inject this medication most effectively, issues to discuss with your healthcare provider, how it works, and more.)
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