Clinical Nurse Specialist - Diabetes
Clinica La Esperanza, Albuquerque, New Mexico
While Pumps Improve Glycemic Control,1-4 2 in 3 People with Type 1 Diabetes Still Manually Inject Insulin
Tens of thousands of people suffer annually from the complications of diabetes, such as cardiovascular events, neuropathy, dementia, kidney disease, blindness and lower limb amputation – frequent consequences of poorly managed glycemic control.6-8Learn More
Today, insulin-requiring people with diabetes must invest significant time to manage therapy, cover high out-of-pocket expenses, and operate complicated “advanced” pump systems.
However, for the rest of us, access to these important technologies may be prohibitive, their use too difficult, and the infringement on lifestyle too great - multiple daily injections have been the only practical solution.
Products are currently under research and development and are not available for investigational use or sale.
There are 1.9 million individuals with Type 1 Diabetes in the US.9 100% of patient population require daily insulin injection. Only 1 out of 3 currently use an insulin pump.
32% of population utilizes insulin pumps for diabetes management
68% of the population rely on multiple daily injections for diabetes management