Article of the Week: Exercising With an Insulin Pump

Many people with Type 1 diabetes, and an increasing number of people with Type 2, use an insulin pump 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 in hot or cold environments.


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  • Melissa Roberts

    Have you ever heard of anyone going to one of those “Biggest Loser” type weight loss “camps”? I am very interested in participating in one of these camps but I use an insulin pump and have a lot of trouble undoing the benefits of exercise by lows. I was wondering if any of these places have more advanced dr support? I’m not having a lot of luck searching on-line.