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Artificial Pancreas Beats CGM Assisted Pump

We are not there yet, but high tech mechanical pancreases are becoming more sophisticated.  You might ask, isn’t an artificial pancreas basically a marriage of an insulin pump and continuous glucose monitor (CGM)?  What’s the difference anyway? The big difference … Continue reading

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Exercising with an Insulin Pump

There is no one way to exercise; in fact, there are endless ways to incorporate physical activity into your daily routine. For instance, you can enjoy a walk with your dog, embark a sweat-inducing bike ride or even dabble in … Continue reading

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Powered Up Pen or Pump on Training Wheels? A New Insulin Delivery Device for People With Type 2

There is a new category of insulin device on the market that is aimed at patients with type 2 diabetes.  It’s a disposable insulin delivery device, and right now there is only one vendor supplying this product, but if the … Continue reading

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Choosing an Insulin Pump Infusion Set

Choosing an infusion set can be just as demanding and time consuming as selecting your insulin pump. The right set can mean the difference between 72 hours of carefree pumping and hours of frustrating high blood glucose levels and numerous … Continue reading

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A Look at the Artificial Pancreas Project

Every once in a while it’s a good thing to stand back, take a look at where you have been and gather your strength to go forward. So today we are going to review what is happening with the Juvenile … Continue reading

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