The argument in favor of insulin pump therapy usually outweighs controlling your diabetes with syringes. Below are the top 5 advantages of insulin pump therapy in our eyes:
(1) The insulin pump eliminates the need to measure insulin into a syringe. No needles, no measuring.
(3) Future technology will allow the insulin pump and glucose monitor to “talk”
to one another.
(4) The insulin pump can free the diabetic from a strict
regimen of meals, sleep, and exercise because you can program it to match your
(5) Blood sugar levels will remain at a more constant level, alleviating the big roller coaster swings in your levels. People who use pumps have fewer problems with very low blood sugar.
The major bonus with the insulin pump is control. The better control the diabetic has over the blood sugar levels, the lower your A1C.