What We’re Reading: Insulin Pump Safety

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.


This blog entry was written by Web Editor Tara Dairman.

  1. insulin pump: https://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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