Re: Pump Petition – signatures needed please!

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Alison
Keymaster

The marvel that is Google tells me there are approx 27k Type 1’s in Scotland. So 2000 pumps would mean approx 7.5% will have a pump. Research* says approx 20-25% of people could benefit from a pump, but 7.5% would be a start and at least gives people a target to hold the NHS to.

*Pickup JC. Are insulin pumps underutilised in type 1 diabetes? Yes. Diabetes Care 2006; 29: 1449-52