En espaÃ±ol: Bomba de insulina
A person needs the hormone insulin so the body can function
properly. If a person's body doesn't make enough insulin,
one way to get it is through an insulin pump. Some people with
diabetes use this. The pump is a small battery-operated device that
can be worn on a belt or put in a pocket. It's connected to a
narrow plastic tube that's inserted just under the skin and
taped in place. The pump can be programmed to deliver insulin
throughout the day and to release extra insulin when needed, such
as after eating.
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice,
diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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