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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 317-331

Forum for Injection Technique (FIT), India: The Indian recommendations 2.0, for best practice in Insulin Injection Technique, 2015


1 Department of Endocrinology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, India
2 Department of Endocrinology, Bharti Hospital and BRIDE, Karnal, Haryana, India
3 Department of Psychiatry, National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre (NDDTC), All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India
4 Department of Endocrinology, Excel Center (unit of Excel Care Hospitals), Guwahati, Assam, India
5 Department of Endocrinology, P.D. Hinduja Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai, India
6 Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes Endocrinology Nutrition Management and Research Centre (DENMARC), Mumbai, India
7 Department of Endocrinology, IPGME and R and SSKM Hospital, Kolkata, India
8 CEO and Director, Jothydev's Diabetes and Reserarch Center, Trivindrum, India
9 Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, M S Ramiah Medical College, Bangalore, India
10 Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
11 Department of Endocrinology, Medanta Medicity, Gurgaon, India
12 Department of Nutrition, Diabetes Endocrinology Nutrition Management and Research Centre (DENMARC), Mumbai, India
13 Department of Endocrinology, Pitale Diabetes and Hormone Center, Nagpur, India
14 Department of Endocrinology, Osmania Medical College and Osmania General Hospital, Hyderabad, India
15 Department of Endocrinology, Regency Hospital Pvt. Ltd. and Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology, Kanpur, India
16 Department of Endocrinology, Ambedkar Institute of Diabetes, Govt. Kilpauk Medical College, Kilpauk, Chennai, India
17 Chief Endocrinologist and CEO, Chellaram Diabetes Institute, Pune, India
18 Consultant Endocrinologist and Head, Apollo Centre for Obesity, Diabetes and Endocrinology (ACODE), Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Nikhil Tandon
Department of Endocrinology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2230-8210.152762

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As injectable therapies such as human insulin, insulin analogs, and glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists are used to manage diabetes, correct injection technique is vital for the achievement of glycemic control. The forum for injection technique India acknowledged this need for the first time in India and worked to develop evidence-based recommendations on insulin injection technique, to assist healthcare practitioners in their clinical practice.


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