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Clinical Therapeutics

Insulin-Pump Therapy for Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

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  • John C. Pickup, B.M., D.Phil.

A 39-year-old man with type 1 diabetes mellitus is referred for consideration of insulin-pump therapy because of poor glycemic control and episodes of severe hypoglycemia. Insulin-pump therapy can improve blood glucose control but requires a willing and motivated patient.

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Author Affiliations

From the Diabetes Research Group, Division of Diabetes and Nutritional Sciences, King's College London School of Medicine and Guy's Hospital, London.

Address reprint requests to Dr. Pickup at Diabetes Research Group, King's College London, Guy's Hospital, London SE1 1UL, United Kingdom, or at .

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