Are you interested in insulin pump therapy?
Poll dates: September 10 - 17, 2000
Total Votes: 747
Insulin pump therapy has gained widespread acceptance by people who want to manage their diabetes intensively. Recent studies have shown that insulin pump therapy is preferred by health care providers who have Type 1 diabetes, and that it offers better control for adolescents. Other studies have shown that people who use pumps require less insulin than those who use multiple injection regimens.
In addition to better control, pump advocates point to the greater freedom offered by the pump. With only short acting insulin (Humalog is favored in pumps), pump users can eat when they want, rather than when on-board long acting insulin requires. If you're interested in learning more about the pump, ask your diabetes team or contact one of the companies that makes pumps:
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Last Updated: Wednesday March 16, 2005 16:36:38
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