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Is Pump Therapy Right for You?

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For the best results, you should meet the following criteria before starting insulin pump therapy:

  • You should be strongly motivated to improve your blood glucose control.
  • You should be willing to work with your health-care provider as an active member of your diabetes-care team.
  • You should be willing to assume substantial responsibility for your day-to-day care.
  • You should understand and demonstrate correct use of the insulin pump.
  • You should be willing and able to frequently perform blood glucose self-monitoring.
  • You should know how to adjust your self-care routine based on your blood glucose self-monitoring results.

 

 

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