Reading Up on Pumps

All of the major diabetes organizations as well as the manufacturers of insulin pumps offer information on pump use.

ONLINE RESOURCES
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF DIABETES EDUCATORS
www.aadenet.org
To see the AADE’s Position Statement on insulin pump training, click on “About Diabetes Education,” then on “Practice Documents,” then on “Position Statements.”

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AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION
www.diabetes.org
Click on “Living With Diabetes,” then on “Medication,” then on “Insulin.” The ADA’s Position Statement on insulin pump therapy can be viewed on the Diabetes Care Web site

CHILDRENWITHDIABETES.COM
www.childrenwithdiabetes.com
Under “Clinic,” click on “Insulin Pumps.”

DIABETES SELF-MANAGEMENT
www.DiabetesSelfManagement.com
Type “insulin pump” into the site’s search function to find relevant articles.

INSULIN-PUMPERS.ORG
www.insulin-pumpers.org

JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER
www.joslin.org
Type “insulin pump” into the site’s search function to find relevant articles.

JUVENILE DIABETES RESEARCH FOUNDATION INTERNATIONAL
www.jdrf.org
Click on “Life with T1D,” then on “T1D Information,” then on “Control and Management,” then on “Insulin Delivery Methods.”

PUMP MANUFACTURERS
ANIMAS CORPORATION
www.animascorp.com

ASANTE SOLUTIONS
www.snappump.com

INSULET CORPORATION
www.myomnipod.com

MEDTRONIC DIABETES
www.medtronicdiabetes.com

ROCHE
www.accu-chekinsulinpumps.com/ipus/

SOOIL DEVELOPMENT
www.sooilusa.com/

TANDEM DIABETES CARE
www.tandemdiabetes.com/

VALERITAS
www.valeritas.com/

BOOKS
SMART PUMPING FOR PEOPLE WITH DIABETES
A Practical Approach to Mastering the Insulin Pump
Howard Wolpert, MD, Editor
American Diabetes Association
Alexandria, Virginia, 2002

PUMPING INSULIN
Everything You Need for Success With an Insulin Pump
John Walsh, PA, CDE, and Ruth Roberts, MA
Torrey Pines Press
Torrey Pines, California, 2000