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Lancets - A sharp needle like device used to prick the skin to test the blood glucose level.
Lipohypertrophy - Fatty lumps that form when insulin is constantly injected into the same area.
Long acting insulin - Insulin that is absorbed slowly into the body after injection. Commonly used in conjunction with short acting insulin in the management of type 1 diabetes in children.