Friday, November 28, 2014

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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I have done my research! After reading Health Central's DiabeTeens.com, along with questions and concerns from my own teen patients with diabetes, it appears that insulin pump therapy is a hot topic! As of June 14, the featured poll (how do you feel about the pump) results are: love it--51percent; hate it--9 percent; never tried it--40…

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Dr. Fran Cogen, Health Pro, commented on Insulin Pump Therapy: To Pump or Not to… Thank you for your comments. Unfortunately, as a Pediatric…

09/21/14

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Gretchen Becker, Health Guide, posted High Insulin Levels in Nondiabetics Many of us think that using insulin before it’s necessary will help to…

07/12/14

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Dr. Fran Cogen, Health Pro, posted The Bionic Pancreas   I have received a number of excited notifications from patients this past week in regard to…

06/23/14

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Ann Bartlett, Health Guide, commented on Help Bring Timesulin to the US I asked the company and this was their response:   "One of the main reasons our…

03/13/14

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