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[IP] Re: To pump or not to pump

In a message dated 5/13/03 5:37:24 PM, email @ redacted writes:

>Doc has recommended using a pump.  
> Question - Is there is any medical reason (convenience does not matter)
>using the pump when Lantus (I think) seems to mimic what a pump will do?
>researched this, but haven't found a clear answer.

I require more that one basal during the day and night. I am Type 1, so that 
may be why.  Lantus delivers like one basal!
If you still have to compensate for eating carbs, the pump is more convenient 
than lugging insulin and syringes around, and it is more descrete to pop in a 

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