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If you use or have used an insulin pump, have you ever stopped using it?

  78%   252  
      Yes, I occasionally take short pump breaks  
  7%   25  
      Yes, once for a short time but I went back to the pump  
  5%   17  
      Yes, and I haven't returned to using the pump  
  7%   25  

If you use or have used an insulin pump, have you ever stopped using it?

Poll dates: November 12 - 19, 2000
Total Votes: 319

While insulin pump use has been shown in clinical studies to improve diabetes management and reduce the risk of hypoglycemia, wearing a pump is more work than taking injections. A small number of people (7%) report starting on a pump and then stopping. An equal number report taking occasional pump breaks. Most people (78%), however, stick with the pump once they start.

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