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11. Let go of the pinch of skin.

12. Pull the needle out. Hold your finger over the site for a minute.

13. Remove the needle from the pen. Throw it
into your needle disposal container.

14. Put the cover back on your insulin pen.

Talk to your doctor or nurse if you have
any questions or concerns.

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