Insulin Pump Resources for Pumpers

Frequently Asked Questions for Insulin Pump Users [PDF | 198 KB] includes helpful advice on when to seek assistance from: 

  • your pump company 
  • your diabetes educator
  • your nearest emergency department

Sick Day Management on an Insulin Pump provides important points to remember if you are sick and / or your blood sugar levels are high:

Insulin Pump Failure or Temporary Interruption [PDF | 782 KB] includes information to help guide insulin pump users on what to do if your insulin pump suddenly stops working, or is temporarily unavailable. 

Troubleshooting Insulin Pumps [PDF | 182 KB] provides helpful advice to answer many of the common challenges with insulin pumps such as: unexpected high or low blood glucose levels, site irritation, pain at insertion site, etc.

Travelling with an Insulin Pump [PDF | 189 KB] provides helpful advice for insulin pump users who are planning a trip, including a packing checklist! 
 

Published date: 
July 19, 2021
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