Diabetes Insulin Pump Guide

Welcome to the independent guide to Diabetes Insulin Pumps

A community of diabetes stakeholders to provide you with the best advice, information and products on Insulin Pump Therapy

Insulin Pump Criteria

I don’t meet the NHS criteria for a pump and am thinking about paying for one privately. How much will this cost? If you are not deemed suitable for an insulin pump on the NHS then the cost of funding a pump privately is can vary considerably. Insulin pumps may cost between £1000 and £5000. […]

Insulin Pump

An insulin pump is a medical device used for the administration of insulin in the treatment of diabetes  (also known as continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion therapy). An insulin pump consists of the pump itself (including controls, module, and power source ) a disposable reservoir for insulin (normally contained in the pump) an infusion set and a mechanism system to interface the insulin […]

What is insulin for diabetes

Insulin is a hormone that is made in the pancreas, the large organ that sits above your stomach. Insulin regulates the level of glucose in your blood that you get from the food you eat. This is a critical function as without the right amount of glucose, your body cells won’t have the energy they […]

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