Following their young daughter’s diagnosis with diabetes in 2010, her parents learned how to inject her before they were allowed to take her home from hospital. As she found injecting ( taking her ‘shots’) distressing, they began to search for a method to relieve the pain and following a comment by a diabetes nurse, they found a product called Buzzy. “We thought the result was unbelievable, there were no tears, no stress, and from then on Buzzy became part of their daily routine,” says mum Beccy Woodland. Thinking that others should benefit from using it, they began importing the product from the US so it’s now available from £239.
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