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:
- For Adults on an Insulin Pump [PDF | 217 KB]
- For Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) Pediatrics Clients & their Families [PDF | 409 KB]
- For Prince County Hospital (PCH) Pediatrics Clients & their Families [PDF | 234 KB]
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!