Insulin Pump Directory
Insulin pumps are devices that are worn on the belt or carried in a pocket and have a small needle that is placed under the skin. The pump slowly releases insulin into the body. The amount of insulin released can be changed as needed. Some doctors and patients prefer the insulin pump to daily shots. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how insulin pumps work and the pros and cons of using them.
Diabetes and the Insulin Pump
If you take insulin to manage your diabetes, find out if using an insulin pump is right for you.
The Insulin Pump for Type 2 Diabetes
WebMD explains how the insulin pump works for people with type 2 diabetes.
Guidelines for Buying and Using Diabetes Supplies
WebMD helps you buy and use the diabetes supplies you need, including meters, pumps, lancets, test strips, medication, and more.
What Types of Doctors Specialize in Type 1 Diabetes in Children?
There’s a lot to learn when your child is first diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. The diabetes health care team can help you navigate what you need to know and do to keep your child healthy.
Type 1 Diabetes: Living with an Insulin Pump
After years of debilitating seizures, diabetic Melissa Jeffries regains control of her diabetes through the use of an insulin pump.
Diabetes Type 1 Personal Story
Living with Type 1 diabetes can be a daily struggle. For one diabetic this often included low-blood sugars followed by a seizure.