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What do you feel is the biggest drawback to insulin pump therapy?
Not as easy to fine tune your blood glucose control compared to multiple injections.
 
You have to rely on a machine to dose your insulin properly.
 
Being attached to something 24/7.
 
Figuring out where to wear it - especially with a dress or nice clothes.
 
Possibility of damaging the pump during sports or other activities.
 
Too hard to program for the non-techie.
 
Other
 

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by Nicole Purcell
I had a work dinner last night with some leadership from my office. I always find diabetes etiquette at these things to be kind of tricky. It was a four course meal, with salad, soup, entree' and dessert and coffee. There was also a selection of gluten free and non-gluten free dinner rolls. I felt way too full of questions for waitress... "Could I get my dressing on the side? How much sugar is in it?" A course later...