You are driving down the road. It is a beautiful winter day, and all is well in your world. The weather is cold and there is a crisp coolness reflected off the recent snow. The radio is on your favorite station and thoughts go to later in the day, when the kids will be home from ice skating, and maybe there will be time for some hot chocolate. Suddenly, in a second, reality changes.
For those living with diabetes, the introduction of the insulin pump marked a turning point towards a sense of normalcy for some. The device – a computerized system delivering a continuous supply of insulin – mirrors the function of the pancreas by keeping blood glucose levels consistent through meals and at night.