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What do you know about insulin pumps?
by Maria Trimarchi
Since they were first introduced in the 1970s, insulin pumps have been important devices for treating type 1 -- and, it may surprise you, type 2 -- diabetes. That's right, of the roughly 350,000 Americans using insulin pumps, about 30,000 of them are living with type 2. A lot has changed since backpack-size pumps were the only option.