Which of these is a disadvantage of insulin?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of insulin?
|Insulin injections: Advantages||Insulin injections: Disadvantages|
|Injections tend to be cheaper||Frequent needle sticks (and injection areas may become resistant due to frequent injections)|
Who should not use an insulin pump?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of an insulin pump over multiple daily injections?
Who are insulin pumps best for?
How has the insulin pump affected society?
What factors impact the selection of an insulin pump for diabetic treatment?
- Are taking insulin injections.
- Have an A1C greater than 7%
- Forget to take your insulin injections.
- Have frequent high or low blood sugars.
- Enjoy an active lifestyle.
- Desire to spend less time managing your diabetes.
Are insulin pumps reliable?
What type of insulin is used in pumps?
What do insulin pumps do?
Which of the following is a risk in using insulin pumps?
Risk of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) from pump or site malfunction.
Do insulin pumps fail?
What do insulin pumps prevent?
How do you use an insulin pump?
Who invented the insulin pump?
What improvements have been made to the insulin pump?
This pump combines the continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) and insulin pump into one device, so it can continuously monitor a person’s blood glucose and remove the patient’s involvement in calculating the insulin dosage they need the pump to provide.