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What determines the use of an insulin pump by a type 2 diabetic?

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
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In brief: Patient and doctor

If a patient has insulin-dependent type 2 diabetes, the decision to use a pump is up to the patient and physician.

In brief: Patient and doctor

If a patient has insulin-dependent type 2 diabetes, the decision to use a pump is up to the patient and physician.
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Similar to a Type 1

A type 2 diabetic who needs to use Insulin can consider an Insulin pump.
The guidelines for recommending a pump are similar to those for a type 1 diabetic. The doctor will look at issues such as the patient's trouble controlling blood sugar levels with multiple daily Insulin injections, the frequency of past low blood sugar episodes, the presence of nerve/kidney/eye diabetes complications, etc...

In brief: Similar to a Type 1

A type 2 diabetic who needs to use Insulin can consider an Insulin pump.
The guidelines for recommending a pump are similar to those for a type 1 diabetic. The doctor will look at issues such as the patient's trouble controlling blood sugar levels with multiple daily Insulin injections, the frequency of past low blood sugar episodes, the presence of nerve/kidney/eye diabetes complications, etc...
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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