Insulin Pumps and Continuous Glucose Monitoring A User's Guide to Effective Diabetes Management

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  • Copyright: 2012-06-26
  • Publisher: American Diabetes Association
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Insulin Pumps

Author Biography

Francine R. Kaufman, M.D., is Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics and Communications at the University of Southern California Center for Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism at Childrens Hospital in Los Angeles, CA. She is also Chief Medical Officer and Vice President, Global Medical, Clinical and Health Affairs for Medtronic Diabetes. In 2003, she was the president of the American Diabetes Association.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. v
Introductionp. vii
The Basicsp. 1
What You Need to Know about Diabetesp. 3
An Overview of Insulin Pumpsp. 19
The Nitty-Grittyp. 31
How Does My Pump Work?p. 33
All about Basal Ratesp. 47
All about Bolusesp. 59
Understanding the Meal Planp. 73
Understanding the Impact of Physical Activityp. 85
The Facts about Infusion Setsp. 97
Special Circumstances: Sick Days, In-Hospital Use, Discontinuing Pump Therapyp. 111
Travel with the Pumpp. 127
The Pump at School: From the Beginning through Collegep. 137
Adjusting to Insulin Pump Therapyp. 151
Capabilities by Agep. 153
Attitudes about the Pumpp. 159
Continuous Glucose Monitoringp. 164
The Facts about Continuous Glucose Monitoringp. 167
How to Use Continuous Glucose Monitors and Pumpsp. 175
A Look Into the Futurep. 184
A Look into the Futurep. 187
Indexp. 191
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