Use of continuous insulin infusion pumps in young children with type 1 diabetes: a systematic review.

@article{Churchill2009UseOC,
  title={Use of continuous insulin infusion pumps in young children with type 1 diabetes: a systematic review.},
  author={Jeanne N Churchill and Rebekah L Ruppe and Arlene Smaldone},
  journal={Journal of pediatric health care : official publication of National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates & Practitioners},
  year={2009},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={
          173-179
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Although insulin pump therapy has been successful in adults and adolescents, its use has been limited in young children because of perceived risk of severe or frequent hypoglycemia. The purpose of this review is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) in young children with type 1 diabetes. METHODS We searched Medline, PubMed, and CINAHL for clinical trials comparing multiple-dose injection therapy to CSII therapy in children 6 years… CONTINUE READING
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