Patch Pumps: What are the Advantages for People with Diabetes?

Author(s): Sonali Singh

Patch pumps, i.e. insulin pumps without tubing, are an attractive alternative to conventional insulin pumps for people with type-1diabetes and type-2 diabetes on insulin therapy. In this review, potential patient-relevant advantages and disadvantages of patch pumps are summarized and respective studies on patient-reported outcomes (PROs) are assessed.