That pesky 30% level

Last week during JPM it was asked many times why more Type 1 patients are not using an insulin pump. Why with all this way cool whiz-bang advanced technology only 30% or so of Type 1 patients use an insulin pump. There is an abundance of clinical evidence that proves insulin pump therapy is safe and effective. Insulin pumps have been around for decades and while pumps can and do fail or malfunction for the most part they work pretty well.

Yet even with all the advancements – sensor augmented systems – low glucose suspends – hybrid closed loop – only a third . . .

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