Tag Archives: Pumps

NICE and diabetes technology funding

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Closed-loop / artificial pancreas systems

In people without diabetes, pancreatic islet cells detect glucose in the blood, and release insulin or glycogen to keep the glucose level in a safe range. All people with type 1 diabetes use a treatment ‘loop’ to mimic this function … Continue reading

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Insurance for diabetes technology

Pump / CGM / Flash insurance We are often contacted by people who have been told by their clinic to insure their insulin pump. Most people have their pump added on to their contents insurance as a “specified item” for … Continue reading

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Using out-of-warranty insulin pumps

This position statement is a cohesive document that is NOT to be quoted in part or excerpted. If you are from a CCG or Hospital Trust and wish to discuss it, please contact us.  It is crafted with the intention of … Continue reading

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“I would NEVER want an insulin pump”

This page has personal stories of people who used to say “I would never want an insulin pump” but changed their minds. If you’d like us to publish your story, please click here. March 2017 – Amber Rose (@diabetes_geek) tweeted … Continue reading

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Making a case for choice

If you haven’t had a pump before, getting your first one can be a bit confusing, like choosing your first mobile phone. When you need your next pump, you may have stronger preferences based on the pump features you use … Continue reading

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Pump choice & user reviews

Input:JDRF’s views on pump choice Input:JDRF firmly believes that the choice of pump should be made after discussions between the patient/carer and their diabetes care team. In our experience, the best clinics tend to offer a choice of pumps. Pumps … 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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Airport security and insulin pumps, CGM, or Libre

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Insulin pump therapy

Click on the titles below to find out what a pump looks like, how it can help, the advantages and disadvantages and if/how you can get one on the NHS What is an insulin pump and how does it help? … Continue reading

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