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An insulin pump is a small electronic device that gives your body the regular insulin it needs throughout the day and night. In this video, healthcare professionals explain what it is and how it works, and people with type 1 diabetes discuss their own experiences with insulin pump therapy.
Newly Diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is often diagnosed following blood or urine tests for something else. It's usually difficult to take in everything the GP tells you during the appointment, this film discusses how people felt when receiving the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes and what the next steps were.
Patient experience - insulin pumps and pregnancy
Mary Robertson talks with Jane Mitchell about her experiences with type 1 diabetes and her decision to use an insulin pump. Jane was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age three, and has now been using an insulin pump for six years, having decided to start using one before becoming pregnant with her…