1. Get the Diabetes Forum App for your phone - available on iOS and Android.
    Dismiss Notice
  2. Guest, we'd love to know what you think about the forum! Take the Diabetes Forum Survey 2021 »
    Dismiss Notice
  3. Diabetes Forum should not be used in an emergency and does not replace your healthcare professional relationship. Posts can be seen by the public.
    Dismiss Notice
  4. Guest, stay home, stay safe, save the NHS. Stay up to date with information about keeping yourself and people around you safe here and GOV.UK: Coronavirus (COVID-19). Think you have symptoms? NHS 111 service is available here.
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Find support, ask questions and share your experiences. Join the community »

Insulin pump

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by Jokeeble1987, Mar 6, 2013.

  1. Jokeeble1987

    Jokeeble1987 Type 1 · Member

    Messages:
    22
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    41
    Hi, type 1 diabetic. I'm currently on novo rapid and levmir. Considering the pump, anyone here who has it that has improved their lifestyles?


    Sent from the Diabetes Forum App
     
  2. donnellysdogs

    donnellysdogs Type 1 · Master

    Messages:
    13,230
    Likes Received:
    12,474
    Trophy Points:
    298
    Totally.. More pain... But great gain..

    More pain...
    More testing than when I was on mdi.
    More things to get right
    More to think off when going away...

    Great gain
    Levels more level, hba good
    Retinopathy gone
    Nobody knows I'm bolusing...Fantastic to be needle free so to speak
    To me I'm just so much more 'normal'-largely due to rhe remote my pump has.
    Got rid of DP.

    Benefits far out weigh the downsides..
     
  • Meet the Community

    Find support, connect with others, ask questions and share your experiences with people with diabetes, their carers and family.

    Did you know: 7 out of 10 people improve their understanding of diabetes within 6 months of being a Diabetes Forum member. Get the Diabetes Forum App and stay connected on iOS and Android

    Grab the app!
  • Tweet with us

  • Like us on Facebook