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 individuals with diabetes must invest significant time to manage therapy, cover high out-of-pocket expenses, and operate complicated “advanced” pump systems.
Despite decades of advances in insulin delivery technology, only a minority of individuals with Type 1 diabetes use a pump. The cost and complexity of today’s offerings mean that, for many, multiple daily injections remain the only practical solution.
30% of those using MDI are “almost pumpers” — they would use an insulin pump IF it required… less time, expense and technical know-how than current pump technology.10
For the 300,000 “almost pumpers” that want an easier relationship with their diabetes technology…