Top 5 benefits of moving to an insulin pump.
Why switch to a pump?
There are plenty of reasons. Here are our top 5.
Lower A1c levels
Studies show that people who use insulin pumps have lower A1c levels - a measure of blood sugar control over time - than those who take multiple daily injections.†
Fewer hypoglycaemic episodes
Pumpers have been shown to experience fewer episodes of severe hypoglycemia than those who take injections, including during the night.‡
Intensive therapy with multiple daily injections can add up to as many as 1,460 needle sticks a year. Meanwhile, insulin pumps require an infusion set change only about three times a week, or 156 insertions a year.
Insulin pumps like the Animas® Vibe® are designed to keep up with schedules that change from day to day.
Unlike multiple injections, the pump gives you the freedom to sleep in, decide when and if you want to eat, choose when and how long to exercise, and so on—no “clock watching” required.
Fine-tuned control, every day
All kinds of things can affect good control—from stress to illness to travel. Pumps help make things more manageable by enabling you to adjust your insulin at any time to meet these different challenges.