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[Modern insulin therapy using insulin pump or insulin pump and sensor]

GERÔ László

DECEMBER 17, 2021

Lege Artis Medicinae - 2021;31(12)

DOI: https://doi.org/10.33616/lam.31.045

Review

[Insulin was discovered 100 years ago. At this anniversary the present study concerns the applications of insulin pumps and sensors, emphasising the latest options in Hungary. Since January 1, 2020 the above devices are provided with 98% coverage by the National Health Insurance Fund for underage Type 1 diabetics and high school students up to 24 years. Adults with Type 1 diabetes may also obtain an insulin pump and sensor with 80% coverage of the so­cial health insurance. A sensor distributed by an independent local company will also be available in the upcoming months. It should be suggested that more and more unstable Type 1 diabetics use the insulin pump and sensors since this treatment stabilise the metabolism reduces the glucose level excesses and minimise the glucose varia­bility. All these measures are lowering the probability of diabetes related comp­lica­tions.]

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