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Insulin Pump Info for Health Professionals

stop signIf the insulin pump stops, basal insulin must be replaced within two hours to prevent Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA). (See Safer Practice Notice)
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Forms & Guidelines

Mandatory Forms

Guidelines

Can my patient safely pump in hospital? (Assessing self-management)

Yes, they can continue to pump safely!

No, they do not meet criteria to safely pump in hospital. Now what?

What to do in certain circumstances during a hospital stay/visit:

Insulin Pump Emergencies

  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA)
  • Abscesses
  • Severe Hypoglycemia

(Guidelines for Management of Insulin Pump Therapy Emergencies)
(Safer Practice Notice - Safe Insulin Pump Therapy in Acute Care)

My patient is planning for a procedure:

What is an Insulin Pump?

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