Ypsomed Insulin Pump
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- The Ypsomed Group offer cutting-edge insulin pump technology
- YpsoPump is an innovative, easy-to-learn insulin pump system
- Make your diabetes care simpler and easier
The Ypsomed Group develops and manufactures ground-breaking insulin pumps to make diabetes self-care simpler and easier. Ypsomed produces the tubeless and wireless OmniPod dash insulin delivery system and the new mylife YpsoPump, an innovative, easy-to-learn insulin pump system.
Ypsomed insulin pumps use the very latest technology to help you control your diabetes and live a full, active life.
- Designed with users in mind
- Intuitive and easy to use
The Ypsomed Group has recently released the mylife YpsoPump. The mylife insulin pump was developed with diabetes needs in mind. As a result, the pump is an intuitive device that focuses on the essential functions and is easy to handle.
Pros and cons of Ypsomed insulin pump
- Everyone is different — find a pump that suits you
All insulin pumps have advantages and disadvantages and different pumps suit different people. By understanding your individual needs and preferences and examining the pros and cons of each insulin pump, you can discover the pump that best suits your diabetes and your lifestyle.
Advantages of the mylife YpsoPump
- Easy to learn: The mylife features the most essential pump functions, simplifying training so that you can focus on therapy management
- Easy to operate: Pump operation is intuitive, with a straightforward, icon-based menu and a touchscreen that’s easy to use
- Mylife YpsoPump is a small, lightweight and discreet insulin pump weighing only 83 grams, including the battery and a fully-filled cartridge
- The dedicated mylife App means you can easily access comprehensive therapy data at the touch of a finger
- Mylife has partnered with Dexcom Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) systems. The Dexcom G6 CGM data can be sent to the mylife App so you have all relevant therapy data on your smartphone
- There are pre-filled insulin cartridges so you can change cartridges quickly and conveniently when on the go
- You can self-fill the mylife YpsoPump reservoir with the insulin of your choice
- The mylife YpsoPump Orbit infusion set is designed to let you move freely
- The mylife Orbit Inserter helps you insert the infusion set quickly and safely
- The device allows you to deliver boluses discreetly and reliably, with supporting vibration alerts
- The tape is breathable, skin-friendly tape and gentle on the skin
Disadvantages of the mylife YpsoPump
- The mylife YpsoPump is a tethered pump that is attached via a tube, which could snag on objects
- The pump, accessories and supplies can be expensive if not covered by the NHS or insurance
- Uncommonly you might be allergic to the adhesive tape
- You need to change the inserter and infusion set every 2-3 days to keep the skin healthy and prevent infection and lipohypertrophy
Ypsomed insulin pump cost
Insulin pump costs for pumps such as the Ypsomed insulin pump start at £1,000 for the pump, with additional costs required to cover consumables such as infusion sets, reservoirs and CGMs if required. Costs vary from pump to pump and we do not encourage patients to choose the suitability of a pump on price alone. Book an appointment with a member of our specialist team so we can help you choose the right pump for your needs.
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