Tag Archives: Pump benefits

People’s Stories – Adam, 20

Adam (known as AJ) was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2005, when he was 14 years old. He always really struggled on multiple daily injections to get good control of his blood glucose. His Hba1c was always 9 and … Continue reading

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What pump users say

All the research in the world is no good if the patient doesn’t like using a pump! Fortunately, we have lots of stories of how much people love what a pump has done for them or their child. Thanks to … Continue reading

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People’s Stories – Sam, 12

“Hello, my name is Sam, I am 12 years old and I am an insulin dependent diabetic who is now on a pump. I have been diabetic since I was 3 and was under the care of my local hospital … Continue reading

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People’s Stories: Toddlers

“Alex was diagnosed at 11 months old and we took the offer of a pump straight away being fans of technology. The pump enables Alex to have a normal life as possible with diabetes. Because he is so young, he needs … Continue reading

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What is an insulin pump and how does it help?

This page includes an overview of pumps; how it helps you achieve better control; why pump users like them; disadvantages and how to tell if insulin pump therapy might be right for you. An insulin pump is really just a computerised … Continue reading

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People’s Stories

Parris‘s mum says “I enclose a photograph of my daughter Parris aged 14 years 11 months with her Animas IR 1200 pump.  Parris has now been pumping since January 2007.  It is the best thing “since sliced bread”.  I cannot … Continue reading

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