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.
Last week, I started using an insulin pump (see I'm pumped). And this morning, "PS-Day plus 7" (Pump-Start Day plus 7), I got the obvious question, from my wife Steph, at the breakfast table: "How do you like it?" A short question, but I'll give a long answer. 1) It nags me to spend money poking holes in my fingers: "Check blood…