There are 4 brands of insulin pumps available in Canada:
Ask your diabetes centre about insulin pumps. Some centres offer classes about insulin pump brands. No matter what insulin pump you choose, it’s important to get the pump about 2 weeks before you start on insulin pump therapy. That’s because you need time to get comfortable with your pump.
All insulin pumps you can buy in Canada have these features:
Insulin Pump Therapy Program (IPTP) may not cover every brand of pump you can get in Canada. The IPTP also doesn’t cover supplies for continuous glucose monitoring, now known as real-time continuous glucose monitoring (rtCGM), or intermittently scanned continuous glucose monitoring (isCGM). Talk to your diabetes centre to learn more.
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