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Choosing the right time to try insulin pump therapy can be a complicated decision. This article focuses on the needs of children and adolescents, but the information it provides is applicable to anyone considering switching to insulin pump therapy. It covers basics of pumping, advantages and challenges of pump therapy, factors that may affect the decision, and switching back to injections if pumping doesn’t work out.

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  1. I have been a type one diabetic since 1970. My best friend is also a diabetic. She has a pump and recently gave birth to a healthy baby girl. She has been a diabetic almost as long as I have. I still inject, not quiet ready for the pump.

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