endocrinology
Type 1 diabetes

Insulin pumps help hard-to-treat teenagers with poor glycaemic control

Insulin pump therapy has been shown to improve HbA1c in teenagers with type 1 diabetes and very poor glycaemic control. The small cohort of 10 patients from the Princess Margaret Hospital in Perth each had a baseline HbA1c of >10% before commencing a comprehensive education program followed by an insulin pump. A maximal HbA1c reduction ...

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