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Understanding Insulin Pumps & Continuous Glucose Monitors

by H. Peter Chase, MD & Laurel Messer, RN, MPH, CDE


Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes
Professor of Pediatrics
University of Colorado Denver

The newest edition of Understanding Insulin Pumps & Continuous Glucose Monitors can be purchased for US $18.00 (includes postage) from the Children's Diabetes Foundation at Denver. Bulk discounts available. Please call the CDF at Denver for information on bulk discount prices. You may also download the order form in .pdf format and mail in your order with payment.  Order online here at the CDF Web site.

SOME OF THE SPECIAL FEATURES…

Understanding Insulin Pumps & Continuous Glucose Monitors
2nd Edition

  • Advantages/disadvantages of insulin pumps & CGM
  • Insulin pump choices
  • Food management and the insulin pump
  • Exercise and the insulin pump
  • Getting started with CGM
  • Overview of CGM information
  • Making insulin adjustments based on CGM readings
  • Keeping a healthy perspective

The links below lead to Adobe .pdf files. You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader version 7.0 or better to view these files (dowload here). You will NOT be able to print the .pdf files for the 2ND edition of Understanding Insulin Pumps & Continuous Glucose Monitors, due to copyright restrictions.

Understanding Insulin Pumps & Continuous Glucose Monitors by H. Peter Chase, MD
TABLE OF CONTENTS
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Who Should Use A Pump?
Chapter 2 Advantages And Disadvantages Of Insulin Pumps
Chapter 3 Initiating Insulin Pump Therapy
Chapter 4 Pumps And Infusion Devices
Chapter 5 Basal Insulin Rates
Chapter 6 Bolus Insulin Dosages
Chapter 7 Blood Sugar (Glucose) Monitoring
Chapter 8 Food Management And The Pump
Chapter 9 Exercise And The Pump
Chapter 10 Preventing Hypoglycemia
Chapter 11 Preventing Diabeteic Ketoacidosis
Chapter 12 Specific Aspects Of Pump Use And Troubleshooting
Chapter 13 Insulin Pumps In School And Work Environments
Chapter 14 Psychological Aspects Of Insulin Pump Use
Chapter 15 Who Should Use Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM)?
Chapter 16 CGM Components, Types, And Wear
Chapter 17 How To Use CGM Results
Chapter 18 Diabetes Management In The Future
Author Bio/Disclosure

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