Insulin Infusion Therapy

December 29, 2011 · No Comments

South Carolina infusion therapyInsulin infusion (also known as insulin pump therapy) has eliminated the need for painful, frequent and invasive injections for tens of thousands of Type 1 diabetics.

Those with Type I diabetes must use manufactured insulin delivered through the skin directly into the body. Before the development of South Carolina infusion therapy by the insulin pump, the only way to deliver the hormone was by injecting it into the blood via a needle. Patients had to test their blood throughout the day, usually by pricking a finger and applying a droplet of blood to a test strip.

The development of insulin infusion makes delivery of this critical hormone easier and less prone to human error and the pitfalls of guesswork. South Carolina infusion therapy takes place through the use of an insulin pump.

Blood glucose levels must still be checked regularly. But the need for manual needle injections of insulin is eliminated with the use South Carolina infusion therapy through a pump.

Insulin infusion for Type I diabetes is a relatively new technology, but is rapidly gaining acceptance in the medical community for its numerous advantages, which include ease of administration and better control over dosage level.

Insulin pumps have frequently proved themselves to be life-saving devices, especially in children, and they are slowly becoming recognized as a legitimate and necessary form of Type I diabetes treatment rather than merely devices of convenience.

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