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Insulin Quizzes & Trivia

Insulin Pumps


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the advantages of using an insulin pump over standard/multiple injections?
    • A. 

      Can dose insulin very precisely

    • B. 

      Do not have to follow a tight schedule for meals

    • C. 

      Helps most people avoid hypoglycemia (low blood sugar)

    • D. 

      All of the above are correct

  • 2. 
    The insulin pump delivers:
    • A. 

      Basal (continuous) insulin only

    • B. 

      Bolus (short bursts to cover meals) insulin only

    • C. 

      Both basal and bolus doses of insulin

  • 3. 
    Pumps can hold up to 300 units of insulin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Some insulin pumps (including the two models covered by Manatee YourChoice Health Plan) come with a database of foods to help you determine the proper amount of bolus insulin dose to deliver.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    You still need to use injections with insulin pumps.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    An insulin pump can assist with weight control issues.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Insulin pumps cost more than using syringes or pens.
    • A. 

      Yes, a pump is more expensive

    • B. 

      No, a pump costs less

    • C. 

      It depends. Manatee YourChoice Health Plan has very good coverage and in most cases, it ends up being only slightly more expensive.

  • 8. 
    It takes some time to learn how to operate the insulin pump and get the settings adjusted to your unique needs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    You wear the pump when you sleep.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Sometimes the insulin pump may clog or malfunction.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    All insulin pump systems need to fit tight against the skin in order to deliver the insulin.  Thus, some tape or other type of adhesive is required.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      Falso

  • 12. 
    Some people are sensitive to the tape or adhesive and may experience itchiness or get a rash.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    There are various products to avoid skin sensitivity problems.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False