Pumping Insulin: Everything You Need to Succeed on an Insulin Pump

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Pumping Insulin is a complete guide for achieving excellent control on a smart insulin pump. Pump users and health professionals will benefit from comprehensive, easy-to-use information, focused on the latest features in today's pumps and CGMs. Get the most out of your pump!

Pumping Insulin Provides

New ways to find TDD (total daily insulin ...

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Overview

Pumping Insulin is a complete guide for achieving excellent control on a smart insulin pump. Pump users and health professionals will benefit from comprehensive, easy-to-use information, focused on the latest features in today's pumps and CGMs. Get the most out of your pump!

Pumping Insulin Provides

New ways to find TDD (total daily insulin dose), basal rates, carb/correction factors and boluses.

Why to stop high & low blood sugars

New findings on duration of insulin action and bolus on board

The best information about Bolus Calculators and how they work

Useful ways to recognize glucose patterns and correct them

Great info on using Symlin & GLP-I agonists with pumps

Plus...

How to use a CGM with a pump

Carb counting (over 300 carb percs)

How to reduce glucose variability

Pump use for children and teens

How to adjust carbs & insulin doses during exercise

Pump use during pregnancy

Over 185 helpful tables, figures, and examples

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781884804120
  • Publisher: Torrey Pines Press
  • Publication date: 6/28/2012
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 324
  • Sales rank: 115,347
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

John Walsh, P.A., is a Physician Assistant and Diabetes Clinical Specialist who has provided clinical care to thousands of people with diabetes for more than 30 years in a wide variety of clinical settings, including private practice, HMO and university settings. He has pumped for 30 years and worn almost every insulin pump released during that time. He has also started hundreds of people on pumps and provided their clinical care.

Mr. Walsh is a popular presenter on a wide variety of diabetes topics to physicians, health professionals, diabetes educators, and people with diabetes, including the American Diabetes Association, Canadian Diabetes Association, Diabetic Sports and Exercise Association, Children With Diabetes, and pump support groups.

He serves as President of Diabetes Services, Inc. and is webmaster of www.diabetesnet.com, a highly trafficked source of diabetes information and online store. He has authored or coauthored numerous diabetes articles, abstracts. diabetes books and booklets. He is a consultant for medical corporations, and has developed many of the theories and assisted in the design of many of the dose-related features in today’s and tomorrow’s pumps and devices. He is considered an authority on pumps, devices, and intensive diabetes management, and sees patients at Advanced Metabolic Care and Research in Escondido, CA.

Ruth Roberts, M.A., is CEO of Diabetes Services, Inc, Diabetes Mall and Torrey Pines Press, and a widely-read medical writer and editor. She has served as a corporate training administrator, technical writer, and instructional designer for twenty years in San Diego. She has coauthored several books on diabetes, edited a weekly internet newsletter, “Diabetes This Week,” and written numerous articles on diabetes.

She is a consultant for medical corporations and business start-ups specializing in diabetes products and services. She is a professional member of the American Diabetes Association and past board member of the International Diabetes Athletes Association, now DESA.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Introduction xvii

I Getting Ready

Chapter 1 Why Use a Pump? 1

Chapter 2 Are You Ready to Pump? 15

Chapter 3 Carb Counting for Accurate Boluses 21

Chapter 4 All About CGMs 35

Chapter 5 Data - Better Control at a Glance 53

II Pump Training Essentials.

Chapter 6 Select a Pump, Infusion Set, and Insulin 67

Chapter 7 Get Ready for Your Pump Start 77

Chapter 8 All About the Bolus Calculator 93

III How to Set and Adjust Doses

Chapter 9 Get a TDD to Start on a Pump 113

Chapter 10 Find an Improved TDD for Better Control 119

Chapter 11 Select, Test, and Adjust Your Basal Rates 127

Chapter 12 Selectjest, and Adjust Your Carb Factor 141

Chapter 13 Select, Test, and Adjust Your Correction Factor 159

IV Fine-Tuning and Problem Solving

Chapter 14 Pattern Management Secrets 173

Chapter 15 Unexplained Highs - Is there a Pump Problem? 187

Chapter 16 Avoid Ketoacidosis 195

Chapter 17 Other Issues that Impact Control 203

Chapter 18 Stop Glucose Spikes and Variable Readings 211

Chapter 19 Treating Hypoglycemia 217

Chapter 20 Avoid Hypoglycemia Unawareness 231

Chapter 21 Reduce Skin and Site Problems 235

V Special Considerations

Chapter 22 Exercise 239

Chapter 23 Children and Teens with co-author Jen Block, R.N., C.D.E 259

Chapter 24 Pumping with Type 1.5 and Type 2 Diabetes 275

Chapter 25 Pregnancy 283

Chapter 26 Wrap Up 297

VI Extras

Counting Carbs with a Scale and Carb Percentages 298

Diabetes Resources 303

References 305

School Care Plan for an Insulin Pump 312

Glossary 313

Index 317

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 2, 2013

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    There seems to be some formatting issues with the Nook edition o

    There seems to be some formatting issues with the Nook edition of the book, even when using publisher defaults.. Still an excellent
    update to a well known resource for people thinking of, are starting, or on insulin pump therapy for diabetes.. its considered the quintessential 
    reference book.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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