How to Do an Insulin Shot in your Stomach

From TRKnight2007 2008-03-22 07:06:47 -0500 16 Comments

Quick tips and tricks on how to do an insulin shot in your stomach so it doesn't hurt. Go to for more!

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16 replies

calayx 2014-08-29 03:04:59 -0500 Report

I love the concept of using an ice cube. I find that some of my injections really burn. Not to comfortable..

sunflowerkitty 2013-07-18 18:47:06 -0500 Report

thanks for the tips!! I am a type II and so far not on insulin but have gotten close and it kinda scares me alittle

Hbush2010 2010-04-21 16:35:17 -0500 Report

thank you so much. just got diagnosed and your tips really helped. I can do injections now smoothly and effectively without pain.

tina fay
tina fay 2009-09-07 07:03:49 +0000 Report

i am new at this i have diabetic i am on the pills i hope i dont have to go that way but if i ever do thanks you for showing me how tina fay;)

cherryman 2009-05-30 03:20:15 +0000 Report

I actually prefer to inject in the stomach area least painful of all. Great to see someone else does what I do makes me feel pleased!

dyanne 2008-12-10 07:33:32 +0000 Report

I think it was great. I do most of my shots in the tummy. What was new to me was the ice which makes sense…but most important to me was to remember to breath and relax … thanks dyanne

Debe Pendice
Debe Pendice 2008-12-09 23:30:17 -0600 Report

Been taking shots most of my life, but never heard of using ice on the site first. I learned something new today…Debe

vgarrison 2008-09-25 07:03:37 +0000 Report

I have been doing it along these lines so far, but I'm still bruising. Maybe I'm tensing up and dont realize it. I'll try the breathing thing.


jazzyj - 16842
jazzyj - 16842 2008-07-16 15:09:51 +0100 Report

Great info. I have been on inslin 5 yrs and have never been shown the best area on the stomach to inject to elivate the pain Thanks

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