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An insulin pump is a small electronic device that gives your body the regular insulin it needs throughout the day and night. In this video, healthcare professionals explain what it is and how it works, and people with type 1 diabetes discuss their own experiences with insulin pump therapy.
Mary Robertson talks with Jane Mitchell about her experiences with type 1 diabetes and her decision to use an insulin pump. Jane was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age three, and has now been using an insulin pump for six years, having decided to start using one before becoming pregnant with her…
Mary Robertson and Debbie Voight discuss factors which may affect a patient's suitability for an insulin pump.
A brief guide to the types of insulin and how long each type of insulin lasts over a 24-hour period.
This resource will provide information on the best ways to travel with an insulin pump.
Carbohydrate counting is a way of matching insulin requirements with the amount of carbohydrate that you eat or drink. This course will give you everything you need to know about counting carbs.