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Insulin Pumps

I am 26 years old and have been using a pump for five months. My basal rates are increasing and I am high at odd times. Is it possible that I am becoming insulin resistant?

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After using insulin injections for the past 15 years, I have just started pump therapy, and I am getting married in a few months, and I am concerned about what to do with sex. I want information about sex and diabetes, but I was too embarrassed to ask my doctor. Does the pump get in the way?

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We were having problems with the infusion set clogging and recently switched insulin brands in our daughter’s pump. This has helped to solve this problem, and we have been usually getting three good days of control with each infusion set. If the control is good and the site looks good, can you go any longer than the recommended three days for the site?

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I recently got my first pump, but I had a very difficult time choosing which pump to go with after narrowing it down to two. Sometimes I wish I had chosen the other one, even though I’m very happy with the one I am using. Are there any plans on ranking pumps like you do meters?

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Is it true that the U.S. would rather profit from diseases than cure them? Can you tell me about the OmniPod? Does Canada have fewer medical restrictions?

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My 14 year old daughter has developed an allergy to the tape that holds the infusion set she uses. Are there any other options, such as “PVC-free” canulas?

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For a newly diagnosed child, wouldn’t it be better to start on Lantus and NovoLog rather than NPH and Humulin? Is a pump acceptable within six months of diagnosis?

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What are the recommended guidelines for the appropriate age for a child to change his or her own infusion site?

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Is there some way to determine the bolus ratio and duration for a dual wave bolus for “stubborn foods” like pizza and pasta?

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My young daughter is a gymnast and we are considering getting her a pump. Are there other gymnasts who use a pump? Do they wear the pump during gymnastics? If yes, where on their body? If no, how do they manage their insulin?

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