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Insulin pumps lower risk of death among diabetes patients
Insulin pumps lower risk of death among diabetes patients (September 18, 2014 - Insidermedicine) From Sweden - A new report presented at the European Association for the study of Diabetes finds that insulin pumps may reduce risk of death among patients with diabetes. Researchers studied over 18,000 type 1 diabetes patents, comparing those taking insulin pump treatment to a control group of patients taking insulin injections over a 7 year period. Results showed that insulin pumps lowered risk of death of 29%, and specifically, lowered risk of fatal cardiovascular disease by 42%.
 
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