Transitioning To An Insulin Pump? Tips To Calculate Your Insulin Needs

4 May 2015
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

When it comes to managing diabetes, an insulin pump provides precise control. Whether you're newly diagnosed or you've been on insulin for a while, the idea of using an insulin pump is likely an encouraging one. Transitioning to a pump also means that you need to calculate both your basal and bolus rates based on your overall insulin needs. You may be able to get some support to calculate this from your pump training specialist or your diabetic educator, but the more that you understand from the beginning, the more likely you are to get it right the first time. Read More