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  Syringe Disposal
Throwing away used lancets and syringes can create a medical waste problem in land fills. So the American Diabetes Association, in conjunction with local companies throughout the United States, has devised a syringe disposal program. Contact your local ADA affiliate for specific details. Here are the general guidelines:

For those of you who cannot get an official medical waste disposal container, plastic milk jugs work fine, though the plastic is not as thick.



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