Early pump therapy best for type 1 kids

Starting children on insulin pump therapy as soon as they are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes is safe and leads to better glycaemic control, an Australian study shows.

Researchers analysed two years of data from 75 children diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at three Queensland paediatric practices.

They found those who had started pump therapy within a month of diagnosis had lower HbA1c (6.8% vs 7.9%) across