Insulin pumps for Type 2 diabetes: A useful tool?


Journal Article (Academic article)

Although insulin pumps have long been recommended for people with Type 1 diabetes, their use in people with Type 2 diabetes remains uncommon, and evidence for their benefit over injections remains controversial. Ms. Pereira reviews the evidence for the use of pumps in people with Type 2 diabetes and discusses the barriers to their use, which include the pumps’ high cost and patients’ need for education and support.

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Pereira, K

Published Date

  • March 2011

Published In

  • Practical Diabetology

Volume / Issue

  • 30 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 26 - 27