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Insulin Therapy Center

Insulin Therapy for Diabetes: Diabetes in Control answers key questions about the uses and challenges of insulin in diabetes management, including:
– How insulin is used to treat diabetes
– How/when a healthcare professional should consider insulin therapy for diabetes patients
– What a healthcare professional needs to know about making insulin therapy safe and effective

Think Out of the Box!

A woman in her 60s, extremely insulin-sensitive with type 1 diabetes, came for a review of carb counting and blood sugar logs.  Pt had been running blood sugars above the target range. When asking pt why she thought her blood sugars were running high, she stated she was fearful of having low blood sugars....

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A Common Error with Insulin Pumps

I was working with a patient who'd recently had a pump upgrade, and although he said he didn't have problems or issues with infusion set changes, I urged him to change his set while I was present.  In the process, he did very well with filling his reservoir and inserting his infusion set. The problem was noted when he went to the cannula fill amount....

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