Insulin pumps better for some diabeti...

July 2, 2014 10:42 PM

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Insulin pumps better for some diabeti...

TORONTO – Insulin pumps appear to be significantly better at controlling blood-sugar levels in some people with hard-to-treat Type 2 diabetes compared to the standard therapy of multiple daily insulin injections, an international study has found.

Type 2 diabetes, in which the pancreas doesn’t make enough insulin or the body doesn’t use the hormone effectively, is typically controlled by diet and medication, but most people also end up needing insulin therapy to manage their blood sugar as the disease advances.

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