Article of the Week: Exercising With an Insulin Pump

By Tara Dairman | February 28, 2007 9:26 am

Many people with Type 1 diabetes, and an increasing number of people with Type 2, use an insulin pump[1] to control their diabetes. This article explains how to use a pump’s special features to accommodate an exercise routine. It also addresses the timing of exercise and certain pump-specific exercise issues, such as infusion-site care and controlling the temperature of insulin[2] in hot or cold environments.

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