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Insulin Pump Quiz

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Are you someone who loves great diabetes control? Are you a "gadget geek?" Are you a little sick and tired of injecting yourself with a needle several times per day?

If you answered a resounding "yes" to some or all three of these, you have what it takes to become insulin pumper.

The popularity of using insulin pumps for the control of diabetes continues to grow. Known for its ability to stabilize blood glucose, reduce hypoglycemia, and do away with taking injections three or more times a day, the insulin pump is becoming a more common method of managing diabetes.

Today, there are many types of insulin pump options with many different features. From built-in food libraries to integrated pump/blood glucose meter technology, insulin pumps have become more discreet, more convenient, and more sophisticated for 21st century lifestyles. They make diabetes control a little more manageable.

So, if you are "pumped" about getting better blood glucose, take our Insulin Pump Quiz!

This content is selected and reviewed by dLife's editorial staff and is funded by OmniPod.

Reviewed by Susan Weiner, MS, RDN, CDE, CDN 08/14.

Click here to download a printable PDF version of this quiz

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