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To learn more about how to fine-tune your insulin regimen, take a look at some of the following resources.

A Practical Approach to the Insulin Pump
Howard A. Wolpert, Editor
New York, 2002

A Practical Guide to
Managing Diabetes with Insulin
Gary Scheiner
Marlowe & Company
New York, 2004

Everything You Need to Know
for Success with Insulin
John Walsh, Ruth Roberts,
Chandrasekhar Varma,
Timothy Bailey

Torrey Pines
Torrey Pines, California, 2003

Diabetes Mall
Web site selling diabetes products founded by John Walsh and Ruth Roberts. The site also has helpful information on diabetes and tips for managing your blood glucose.

Integrated Diabetes Services
Gary Scheiner’s Web site has premade charts for logging your insulin, carbohydrate intake, and blood glucose readings that you can download and print for free (Click on “Log Sheets”). There is also some helpful information on insulin pumps.



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