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We Hope
03-29-2008, 02:25 PM
If you're using one of the not so common strengths of insulin, you'll need to ask your vet the type of syringe to be used with this special prescription.

If you take a look at the U 40 and U 100 syringes, you will see that the U 100 ones seem to have "shorter" units.

http://www.childrenwithdiabetes.com/gifs/products/BDUFS1cc.jpg
http://images.wikia.com/petdiabetes/images/9/9d/40iusyringe.jpg

The U 100 BD 1 cc syringes with varying needle gauges and lengths are on top--the U 40 1 cc Caninsulin/Vetsulin syringe is at bottom.

But if you were to fill both of them and measure how much liquid they hold, each of these would hold a total of 1 cc.

http://diabetesindogs.wikia.com/wiki/Syringe#U40_Syringes

http://diabetesindogs.wikia.com/wiki/Syringe

Link with tables, etc. on the two types of syringes.