Insulin pump use in pregnancy is associated with lower HbA1c without increasing the rate of severe hypoglycaemia or diabetic ketoacidosis in women with type 1 diabetes

@article{KallasKoeman2014InsulinPU,
  title={Insulin pump use in pregnancy is associated with lower HbA1c without increasing the rate of severe hypoglycaemia or diabetic ketoacidosis in women with type 1 diabetes},
  author={Melissa M. Kallas-Koeman and Jason M. Kong and Jennifer A. Klinke and Sonia Butalia and Abhay Kumar Lodha and Ken I. Lim and Qiuli M. Duan and L E Donovan},
  journal={Diabetologia},
  year={2014},
  volume={57},
  pages={681-689}
}
The aim of this study was to compare glycaemic control and maternal–fetal outcomes in women with type 1 diabetes managed on insulin pumps compared with multiple daily injections of insulin (MDI). In a retrospective study, glycaemic control and outcomes of 387 consecutive pregnancies in women with type 1 diabetes who attended specialised clinics at three centres 2006–2010 were assessed. Women using insulin pumps (129/387) were older and had a longer duration of diabetes, more retinopathy, smoked… CONTINUE READING