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What can i expect when on an insulin pump?

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Endocrinology 52 years experience
Insulin pump: Do not go on an insulin pump until you have had appropriate training from a diabetes educator. When working properly your health and well being will go up and you will feel great! If not working properly you will not do so well. Getting things under control does not happen over night - be patient and careful!

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A 34-year-old member asked:

What is an insulin pump?

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Dr. Joseph Roosth
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Delivers Insulin: An Insulin pump is a device that holds Insulin in a resevoir and delivers it to the body via a small needle placed, often in the fatty tissue of the abdomen. Insulin is pumped at a rate set by the doctor/patient to provide a continuous flow of insulin. Often the patient will press a button to deliver a slightly larger dose of Insulin at mealtimes. The devices are getting smaller all the time.

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