It is a great introduction to the field, as well as an excellent review for healthcare providers with some experience with pumps (Ronald N. Cohen, University of Chicago Medical Center, Doody's notes
About the Author
John Pickup is Professor of Diabetes and Metabolism at King's College London School of Medicine, Guy's Hospital, London, UK. He received both his DPhil and medical training at Oxford University, UK. He has a long-standing interest in the development and clinical application of novel technology for the improved management of diabetes, starting from the first development of insulin pump therapy through to in vivo glucose sensors. His current research focuses on insulin pump therapy and continuous glucose monitoring in clinical practice, developing fluorescence approaches to glucose sensing, and activation of the innate immune system and inflammation as a cause of type 2 diabetes. He has edited many previous award-winning books on diabetes, and is the recipient of several research awards, including the R D Lawrence Lectureship of the British Diabetic Association (Diabetes UK), the Gotch Prize of Oxford University, and the Boehringer Mannheim Fellowship of the Biochemical Society.