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To learn more about the available insulin pumps and pump-using basics, check out the following resources.

Pump manufacturers
Animas Corporation
200 Lawrence Drive
West Chester, PA 19380
(877) YES PUMP (937-7867)
www.animas.com

Asante Solutions
352 East Java Drive
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
(877) 244-8402
www.snappump.com

Insulet Corporation
(OmniPod)
9 Oak Park Drive
Bedford, MA 01730
(800) 591-3455
www.myomnipod.com

Medtronic Diabetes
18000 Devonshire Street
Northridge, CA 91325-1219
c/o Customer Support
(800) 646-4633
www.medtronicdiabetes.com

Roche
Roche Health Solutions Inc.
11800 Exit 5 Parkway
Suite 120
Fishers, IN 46037
(800) 688-4578
www.accu-chekinsulinpumps.com/ipus/

Sooil USA
196-1 Dogok-Dong, Kangnam-Gu
Seoul, South Korea
www.sooilusa.com

Tandem Diabetes Care
11045 Roselle Street, Suite 200
San Diego, California 92121
(877) 801-6901
www.tandemdiabetes.com/

Valeritas
750 Route 202 South, Suite 100
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
(855) 384-8848
www.valeritas.com/

Web sites
Insulin Pumpers
www.insulin-pumpers.org
Insulin Pumpers provides information and support to people who use insulin pumps. The Web site is available in several languages, with versions for kids and people in the United Kingdom and Canada. Other services include online chat rooms and an e-mail discussion group.

Diabetes Mall
www.diabetesnet.com/diabetes_technology/
insulin_pump_models.php

A comparison of pumps currently on the market in the United States.

 

 

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