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Insulin Pump Therapy
Insulin Pump Resources and Information Site Links

If you copy our list of links for your own site, we'd really appreciate it if you would add a link to our site as well.  Your support and mention of will help others with diabetes.  We now donate 100% of the profits from our website to nonprofit diabetes organizations that purchase insulin, diabetes medications, and supplies for others in need.

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Insulin Pump Therapy
Insulin Pumps Available
Insulin Pump Tips
Insulin Pump-Friendly Doctors
Insulin Pump Studies

Companies Licensed To Sell Insulin Pumps in the U.S. and Canada

  • Animas - Manufactures the IR-1250, IR-1200, and manufactures and sells refurbished IR-1000 pumps.  As of 10/2005 Animas offers a free iPod nano with purchase of an Animas pump.
  • DANA Diabecare USA - Distributes  the Dana Diabecare II pump made in Seoul, Korea – however, be aware that in July of  2005 the FDA wrote a warning to DANA Diabecare that it had improperly reported pump problems that had caused serious harm to some of their users.
  • Medtronic MiniMed - Manufactures the Paradigm family of insulin pumps and the Continuous Glucose Monitoring System (CGMS) .
  • Nipro Diabetes Systems (currently is not shipping pumps) Manufactures: Amigo Pump.
  • Roche (formerly Disetronic) - Manufacturer of the ACCU-CHEK Spirit, H-TRONplus, and D-TRONplus, however Roche is not currently licensed to ship pumps to the U.S. or Canada but has received FDA approval for sale of the ACCU-CHEK Spirit in the U.S. and Canada (may be available sometime late 2005).
  • Smiths Medical MD, Inc. – Manufactures the Deltec Cozmo® pump.
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