hrp0082p2-d2-335 | Diabetes (1) | ESPE2014

Insulin Therapy via Tubeless Patch Pump: Really an Alternative?

Boettcher Claudia , Schaefer Maike , Weiss Lucia , Wudy Stefan A

Background: For a few years now tubeless disposable patch pumps are available for insulin therapy.Objective and hypotheses: Alarmed by initially non explainable beginning metabolic decompensation of two children with type 1 diabetes during their hospital stay for the initial therapy adjustment with patch pumps and alarmed by patientsÂ’ reports of frequent premature pump changes and alarms, we decided to scrutinize the patch pumps under laboratory con...