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.
After reviewing the healthcentral web site and diabetes related links, I noticed that questions about the different types of insulin and how they work continue to be a popular topic. As an associate professor of Pediatrics at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, I have the responsibility of teaching third year…