The pump gives you the ability to give the right
amounts of insulin at the right times for the for food you you are eating.
It is still important to maintain a healthy meal plan based on the Food
Guide Pyramid whether you have diabetes or not.
Insulin pumps are predictable because they
administer only fast-acting insulin
Novolog and Humalog insulin have a more
predictable absorption pattern than NPH, Lente, and Ultralente. This
unpredictable absorption accounts for a great deal of the variability in
blood sugar control.
Insulin pumps deliver exactly as much insulin as
you tell them to. There is no need to try to measure exactly how much is in
the syringe. The more variable blood sugars are, the more important this