What We’re Reading: Insulin Pump Safety

By Web Team | May 8, 2008 5:25 pm

The Associated Press’s coverage of a new FDA study about insulin pump[1] safety in adolescents has elicited strong reactions from several members of the diabetes blogosphere. We’ve been reading about this controversy from the following sources:

What do you think of the FDA’s findings and the media’s coverage of the issue? Let us know in the comments section.

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This blog entry was written by Web Editor Tara Dairman.

Endnotes:
  1. insulin pump: http://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/articles/Diabetes_Definitions/Insulin_Pump
  2. Pediatrics: http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/cgi/content/abstract/121/5/e1133
  3. “Insulin pumps linked to injuries, deaths in teens”: http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5jztmgU_aH6oYnDKKqq2sQ2KFvN9gD90F8LH00
  4. Scott’s Web Log: http://sstrumello.blogspot.com/2008/05/in-defense-of-insulin-pumps.html
  5. Six Until Me: http://sixuntilme.com/blog2/2008/05/pumps_are_good_mkay.html

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