This fact sheet give you an overview of insulin pump therapy or continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion is an alternative to multiple daily insulin injections.
The topics covered include:
- What is an insulin pump?
- What are the benefits of insulin pump therapy?
- What are the costs involved?
- Which pump should I use?
- Carbohydrate counting for pump use.
The contents of this fact sheet were last updated May 2021
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