advertisement
 

  Back to Ask the Diabetes Team Ask the Diabetes Team
Question:

From Chicago, Illinois, USA:

Are there a lot of children at age five months put on insulin pumps? If so, what brand do you recommend for the best control? Current dosage is one and a half units of NovoLog in the morning and one unit in the evening. We have a genetic mutation type diabetes and, therefore, are no longer considered type 1.

Answer:

There are lots of babies on insulin pumps and no one manufacturer's pump seems better or worse. All are the individual preferences of parents and/or diabetes teams. But, if you need the smallest dosing possible, you might wish to consider an Animas pump, a Cozmo pump, or the OmniPod Insulin Management System. At such low current injection doses, you would likely need to dilute insulin and you should discuss this with your diabetes team.

SB

DTQ-20080123215127
Original posting 28 Jan 2008
Posted to Insulin Pumps

  
advertisement


                 
  Home Return to Top

Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:10:16
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.

This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents.
By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use, Legal Notice, and Privacy Policy.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2015. Comments and Feedback.