Product guide written by Diabetes Expert: Sue Marshall




The PenMate from NovoNordisk is a tool to help people who either have needle phobia or need a hand to get used to giving themselves injections (a lot of children use them).

Helps reduce pain from injections

As the company states, the PenMate ‘increases confidence and reduces pain.’

Called an ‘automatic needle insertion accessory’, it takes the unpleasantness out of self-injection by helping to hide the needle during the injection process. Available on prescription.

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