December 2020: We amended recommendation 1.8.11 to highlight the importance of rotating insulin injection sites within the same body region. This followed an MHRA Drug Safety Update to remind patients to do this to avoid skin reactions.
May 2017: This guideline is a full update of NICE guideline CG9 (published January 2004) and replaces it.
Minor changes since publication:
March 2020: Cross reference to NICE's guideline on supporting adult carers added to recommendation 1.1.10.