What are the dangers of insulin pumps?

Answer Insulin pumps are small external devices that provide a controllable supply of insulin to diabetes patients through a catheter placed in the abdomen. Despite their general benefit, use of these dev... Read More »

Top Q&A For: What are the dangers of insulin pumps

What dangers might exist if we infected people with insulin producing viruses, instead of insulin directly?

The virus might produce insulin in the wrong areas, they may have other side effects, and viruses have a very high tendency to mutate possibly into more dangerous viruses. There's probably more dan... Read More »

Insulin Pumps?

The pump is great for almost everyone, but is a personal decision. My son loves his and would NEVER go back to injections. It allows more freedom and is much more accurate. You don't have to round ... Read More »

Insulin Pumps and Emergencies?

Well.... taking the entire scene into perspective..Why did the hypothetical patient call EMS in the first place?If its on the world of minor issues (sprained knee), and the patient is able to m... Read More »

Who supplies insulin pumps?

Insulin pumps deliver insulin to a diabetic via a tubing and cannula. The cannula is attached to the diabetic's skin. Insulin is automatically delivered throughout the day. When the diabetic eats a... Read More »