Use of insulin pumps for diabetes management.Medsurg Nurs. 2006 Apr; 15(2):61-8, 94; quiz 69.MN
Patients are diagnosed with diabetes mellitus in the United States at increasing rates. Nurses must maintain current knowledge of effective diabetes management strategies. An overview of the use of insulin pumps is provided, including the function, criteria for use, advantages, disadvantages, and nursing management considerations.