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Are insulin pumps better than shots?

Heck yes!
 
Yes, but my lifestyle requires a pretty equal mix of using the pump and needles.
 
I will find out! I am about to try a pump for the first time.
 
Not to me. I tried/am on the pump, but I prefer needles.
 
Eh. I can take it or leave it. Shots and pumps are equal for me.
 
I would love to find out, but I haven't been able to get on the pump.
 
I am curious about the pump, but I'm still nervous about trying it.
 
I wouldn't know. All I've done are shots and that will suffice for me.
 
I don't use needles or a pump.
 

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