Pumps trump injections in diabetes therapy

Insulin pumps trump subcutaneous injection for controlling blood sugar and avoiding complications in children with type 1 diabetes, Australian research suggests.

Children using insulin pumps had significantly better glycaemic control compared to those who relied on injections, averaging a 0.6% (6.6mmol/mol) lower HbA1c over seven years of follow-up, researchers found.

Pumps also slashed rates of severe hypoglycaemia and hospitalisations for diabetic ketoacidosis, relative to

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