If you use a pump or want to, who initially suggested that you use the pump?
I did 30% 135 My parents 31% 141 My diabetes team 20% 89 A friend 9% 41 Someone else 8% 39
If you use a pump or want to, who initially suggested that you use the pump?Poll dates: February 13 - 20, 2000
Total Votes: 445
Of pump users responding to our poll, the diabetes team suggested pump therapy for only one of five patients. With recent studies showing the advantage of insulin pump therapy in adolescents, many parents, kids, and adults are interested in exploring a pump and are taking the lead by bringing it up first with their diabetes team.
Modern diabetes care involves the support of a multi-discipline diabetes team, with the patient at the center. Patients should feel comfortable advocating for their own care and asking their diabetes team about the therapy that they feel will best suit their needs.
Last Updated: Wednesday March 16, 2005 16:36:30
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.
This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents. Our mission is to provide education and support to families living with type 1 diabetes.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2018. Comments and Feedback.