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Insulin Pump Therapy Learning Module

Welcome to the insulin pump therapy learning module! This module is for people with type 1 diabetes who are interested in insulin pump therapy. 

Most, but not all of this information also applies to those with type 2 diabetes who are interested in pump therapy.

​​​​​​​By the end of this online class, you will be able to:

  • Explain how the pump works and list the parts of a pump
  • Identify special features of the different insulin pumps
  • Describe differences between insulin pump therapy and multiply insulin dose therapy
  • Explain how an insulin pump delivers insulin
  • State the advantages and possible disadvantages of insu​lin pump therapy
  • Describe responsibilities of insulin pump users
  • Explain the role of nutrition and carbohydrates in insulin pump therapy
  • Identify resources that describe the different pumps available in Alberta
  • Describe the steps necessary for successful insulin pump start

Please review this information with your diabetes team.

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