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Safe disposal of "sharps": Insulin syringes, insulin pen needles, and lancets  
Abstract:  This handout provides guidelines for safe disposal of needles, syringes, and lancets used by patients who have diabetes. It includes locations in King County for safe disposal of sharps, and specific steps to follow when using drop boxes.
Author: Endocrine and Diabetes Care Center
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 1997, July 1, 2016
UWMC Availability:  Endocrine and Diabetes Care Center
General Topics:  Medical Equipment & Supplies
Specific Subject(s):  Safety Education; Injury Prevention; Diabetes Education
Language(s):  English; Spanish
Audience:  Patient
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Technical
Cost: Unknown
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Health Online Citation #48

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