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Insulin Pump Therapy Resources

Educator Tools Providing Guidance on Pump and Sensor Training

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Insulin pump therapy is an increasingly popular option for treatment of diabetes, but can be a complex topic for both educators and people with diabetes. Surrounding this topic, we have developed an online course that provides a deep dive into insulin pump therapy, and a set of practical tools and standardized guidelines to help empower diabetes care and education specialists to prevent, diagnose, and troubleshoot insulin infusion set problems that contribute to unexplained hyperglycemia.

Practice Paper

Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion (CSII) Without and With Sensor Integration

Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion (CSII) Without and With Sensor Integration

Reviews the role of the diabetes care and education specialists in the joint selection, initiation and care for people with diabetes who are using insulin pumps. Explains how the assessment process should work and which individuals make good pump candidates.

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Resources for People with Diabetes

A set of downloadable PDFs for diabetes care and education specialists to navigate the complex topic of insulin infusion sets.

Teaching/Optimization Checklist

Insulin Infusion Sets--Teaching and Optimization Checklist

Troubleshooting Guide

Insulin Infusion Sets--Troubleshooting Guide

Site Rotation Toolkit

Insulin Infusion Sets--Site Rotation Toolkit

Education to Enhance Your Practice 

Insulin Pump Therapy Online Course, 2nd Edition

A Seven-hour Advanced Look at Insulin Pump Therapy

Insulin Pump Therapy

Insulin pump use is growing rapidly. This online course readies diabetes care and education specialists to guide patients in all aspects of insulin pump therapy: from patient screening, pre-pump education, and product/device selection, to training, follow-up education, glucose regulation, and self-management. Be prepared to help people with diabetes consider and use this important device. Diabetes care and education specialists and insulin pump expert Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE, guides you through six modules of learning.

ADCES Journal Articles 

The Diabetes Educator Journal 

Improving Patient Experience with Infusion Sets: Practical Guidelines and Future Directions
Volume: 42 issue: 4, page(s): 470-484
Article first published online: April 7, 2016; Issue published: August 1, 2016

Alison B. Evert, MS, RD, CDE, Bruce W. Bode, MD, FACE, Bruce A. Buckingham, MD, Elizabeth Nardacci, MS, FNP-BC, CDE, Carol A. Verderese, BA, Phyllis Wolff-McDonagh, DNP, ANP, CPNP, CDE, John Walsh, PA, CDTC, Irl B. Hirsch, MD

The Diabetes Educator Journal

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