Introducing NovoTwist®

NovoTwist® is designed for simplicity, reliability and user-friendliness to address real patient concerns:

Preferred by patients 

• In surveys, NovoTwist® is preferred by more than 3 out of 4 users due to its simple “just twist” technique*


• Audible and tactile click for correct attachment


• Thinner 5 mm needles to reduce pain, bruising and anxiety

*126 people living with diabetes participated in two surveys conducted by Novo Nordisk (62 in one survey and 64 in the other); they were asked to test NovoTwist®.

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Learn more about NovoTwist®

Labelled diagram of NovoTwist®

The unique bayonet fitting means you can fit the needle with just one twist


Just twist again to remove the needle

Slots into place with a click that you can hear and feel

The short, thin needle doesn’t go very deep so you don’t have to worry about pain or bruising

Superflow™ technology, means you can be confident your full dose has been delivered efficiently

Integrated glue tower designed to prevent breakage

Comes in a 30G* 8 mm needle and a shorter 32G* 5 mm needle, which is designed to cause you less pain during injection

*The G stands for gauge and is a measure of needle thickness; the higher the number, the thinner the needle.

Pen options

NovoTwist® can be used with all our pen devices that fit the needle twist function. These include:

The NovoTwist® comes in:

32G 5 mm and 30G 8 mm – available in packs of 100

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