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The use of insulin pumps improves the metabolic control in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes
  1. S Toni,
  2. M F Reali,
  3. A Fasulo,
  4. P Festini,
  5. A Medici,
  6. M E Martinucci
  1. Tuscan Regional Centre for Juvenile Diabetes, Meyer Pediatric Hospital, via L. Giordano 13, Florence 50132, Italy; mf.reali@meyer.it

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We greatly appreciated the article by Torrance and colleagues1 about the use of insulin pumps and we agree with their conclusion that the benefits of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) outweigh the disadvantages. Our three year experience with CSII at the Juvenile Diabetes Regional Centre of Tuscany has shown that not only does this form of insulin administration enhance the compliance …

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