Insulin Pumps May Be More Effective than Injections for Child Diabetics


The longest and largest study of insulin pumps to treat type 1 diabetes in children has found pump technology may more effectively control blood sugar and result in fewer complications than insulin injections.

Researchers found that the rate of hospital admission for diabetic ketoacidosis was half the rate in the pump cohort compared to the non-pump cohort.

John Schieszer has the story in today's Medical Minute.

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