Insulin pump therapy for type 1 diabetes

Alberta STE Report written under contract with the Alberta Health Technologies Decision Process (AHTDP).

This report examines the research evidence on the safety and efficacy of insulin pump therapy, as compared to multiple daily insulin injections, in the treatment of children, adults, and pregnant women diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. The report also analyses the economic impact of introducing the insulin pump therapy in Alberta.

Section Authors

  • Section One – Social Systems and Demographics: Paula Corabian, Charles Yan
  • Section Two – Safety and Efficacy of Insulin Pump Therapy: Bing Guo, Paula Corabian, Trish Chatterley, Christa Harstall
  • Section Three – Economic Analysis: Anderson Chuck, Charles Yan
  • Information Specialist: Trish Chatterley

Publication Type: Health Technology Assessments /
Systematic Reviews

Year of Publication: 2012

Topics: Diabetes, Health Economics / Healthcare Costs, Quality of Life, Therapy

Authors: IHE Institute of Health Economics

ISBN (online): 978-1-897443-83-5

INAHTA URL: http://www.inahta.org/upload/Briefs_12/12059_Insulin_pump_therapy_for_type_1_diabetes.pdf