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Infusion Pumps, Insulin

Definition : Infusion pumps designed for use only in thesubcutaneous administration of insulin. These pumps typically consist of a pumping mechanism, an infusion rate controller, and an internal reservoir (e.g., 3 ml) containing the insulin solution. The insulin is delivered from the pump to a subcutaneous catheter that is typically inserted in the abdomen. Insulin infusion pumps infuse in micro volume pulses that mimic the function of a normal pancreas; the pump must be also able to deliver mealtime or supplementary bolus doses of insulin when necessary and many pumps also offer profile-based programming to account for daily patterns of insulin needs. Most pumps have memory capabilities, and most pumps have an "automatic off" that terminates insulin infusion if a button on the pump is not pushed within a preprogrammed period of time. Insulin pumps are used mainly by patients with diabetes. Both ambulatory and implantable insulin pumps are available.

Entry Terms : "Insulin Delivery Systems" , "Pumps, Insulin" , "Insulin Pumps"

UMDC code : 28074

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Insulet Corp

Company Type: Parent

The world's first tubing-free system is discreet and durable. Wireless and watertight. And incredibly easy to use. The Pod holds and delivers your insulin—just use the adhesive to apply it almost anywhere on your body. The PDM (Personal Diabetes Manager) wirelessly programs your personalized insulin delivery, calculates suggested doses, and has a convenient, built-in FreeStyle blood glucose meter. It really is that simple.

Medtronic Inc

Company Type: Parent

At Medtronic, we're changing the face of chronic disease. By working closely with physicians around the world, we create therapies to help patients do things they never thought possible.

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