What insulin pump do you or your child use?
R1000 or IR1000
Disetronic / Roche
508 or older
Paradigm 511 or older
Paradigm 512 or 712
I use a pump not listed here
I don't use a pump but I want to
I don't use a pump and I don't want to
Total votes: 619
What insulin pump do you or your child use?Poll dates: February 4 - 11, 2007
Total Votes: 619
With many studies showing that insulin pump therapy results in better control and less risk of hypoglycemia than traditional therapy, more and more kids are using pumps. That's the good news. Even better news is that there are many pumps to choose from today, so it's easier than ever to find a pump that matches your needs.
If you're considering insulin pump therapy, you should talk with your diabetes team about the various pumps that are available. You should also contact each pump company and request information about their pumps, and ask what kind of assistance they can provide with your insurance company.
Maker of the IR-2020 and IR-1250 pumps
Maker of the OmniPod
- Medtronic Diabetes
Maker of the Paradigm insulin pump and the Continuous Glucose Monitoring System (CGMS)
- Roche / Disetronic
Maker of the ACCU-CHEK Spirit, H-TRONplus and D-TRONplus pumps
- Smiths Medical
Maker of the Cozmo pump
This table shows how readers have reported pump use over the past several years:
Answer Feb 2007 Feb 2006 Feb 2005 Feb 2004 Animas 22% 17% 15% 12% Roche/Disetronic 2% 4% 3% 4% Medtronic Diabetes 32% 37% 43% 46% Smiths Medical 24% 20% 16% 11% Insulet 1% 1% -- -- Don't use but want a pump 8% 9% 11% 14% Don't want a pump 7% 8% 8% 10%
Note: Obviously duplicated votes were discarded.
Last Updated: Tuesday May 29, 2007 09:29:26
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