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Insulin & Pumps

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Insulin pumps deliver rapid-acting insulin all day through a catheter placed under your skin. Using a pump means you have more flexibility with your meal schedule. However, pumps, cartridges, and infusion sets are more expensive than syringes used for insulin injection.

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Type 2 diabetes is defined as having insulin resistance (IR). At least in the early stages of the disease, you’re producing plenty of insulin, but because of the IR, the insulin doesn’t work very well. (Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease and results in insulin deficiency.)   Thus one would think that any treatment that…

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Dr. Fran Cogen, Health Pro, posted Update: Sensor-Augmented Insulin Pumps The New England Journal of Medicine was the first to publish the Diabetes Control…

09/10/13

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Kelsey Bonilla, Health Guide, posted Changing the Timing of Lantus Injection… Isn’t it funny when a mistake leads you to discover something…

09/09/13

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Kelsey Bonilla, Health Guide, posted Patience is a Virtue when Correcting… After years of experience giving correction doses of insulin to bring down…

08/28/13

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Kelsey Bonilla, Health Guide, posted Size Does Matter Innuendo aside, have other people noticed that their blood sugar response to insulin injections varies…

06/20/13

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