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Insulin Pumps for Patients with Any Diabetes Type: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Last updated: December 13, 2018
Project Number: RB1288-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of insulin pumps for patients with any type of diabetes?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines associated with use of insulin pumps for patients with any type of diabetes?

Key Message

Six systematic reviews with meta-analyses, eight randomized controlled trials, and one evidence-based guideline were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness and safety of insulin pumps for pediatric and adult patients with either Type I or II Diabetes Mellitus.