Why does a person need an insulin pump?

Answer Insulin pumps are devices designed to deliver precise amounts of insulin to individuals with diabetes. Users of insulin pumps experience several benefits not available to users of traditional insul... Read More »

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What does an insulin pump look like?

Insulin pumps, the insulin delivery method of choice for many diabetics, have come a long way from their former shape and size. Pumps initially the size of large backpacks, are now easily conceale... Read More »

How much insulin does a diabetic need?

Diabetics need enough insulin to maintain a healthy blood sugar level. Insulin dosages are individual and depend on the type of diabetes (Type 1, Type 2, gestational), the type of medication, and t... Read More »

How long does it take before your insurance company approves your insulin pump?

Every insurance company is different.They typically stall because the pumps are very expensive and they want to hang onto their 'profits' as long as possible. Insurance companies don't care about y... Read More »

Insulin pump?

It's been a godsend. It's the closest thing to having a normal pancreas. Not perfect, but a heck of a lot better than constantly injecting yourself. It gives you so much freedom! I can give mys... Read More »