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.
Different physicians have different approaches to treating type 2 diabetes, but here's a common approach. You're diagnosed, and you're overweight, so the doctor tells you to try to lose some weight and come back in three weeks, or three months, because the doctor says weight loss will improve your blood glucose…