T1DM: pumps best in primary school

Administering insulin via pump therapy may boost type 1 diabetes care among children attending primary schools, according to a  study.

It shows that almost all children using pump therapy receive insulin at school, compared with just over half of those using injections.

The parents of 66 children with T1D were surveyed for the study which explores management of the disease from a parental perspective, asking what treatment is being delivered, who is providing it and where it is given.

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