Insulin Delivery for Type 2s
An alternative to traditional insulin pumps
If you have type 2 diabetes, you may not require the complex functions of an insulin pump the way someone on intensive insulin therapy might. Still want a device that'll stick to your skin and allow for easy insulin dosing without the hassle of carting around vials and syringes or insulin pens? There's a product for that:
Size and Weight: 2.4 x 1.3 x 0.5 in. 0.7 to 1.8 oz. filled, depending on units of insulin used
Reservoir: V-Go 20: 20 units basal over 24 hours; 36 units bolus in 2-unit increments; 56 units total; V-Go 30: 30 units basal over 24 hours; 36 units bolus in 2-unit increments; 66 units total; V-Go 40: 40 units basal over 24 hours; 36 units bolus in 2-unit increments; 76 units total
Infusion Set: Does not use tubing. Comes with a built-in, 30-gauge, pivoting stainless steel needle with a 90° insertion angle.
Battery: No battery; uses mechanical power source
Food Database? N/A
Meter Interaction? N/A
CGM Interaction? N/A
Details: Specifically designed for use by adults with type 2 diabetes. Unlike other devices, the V-Go delivers bolus insulin with button presses, not electronics. Each disposable device is used for 24 hours, after which time users attach a new V-Go. Device may be submerged to a depth of 3 feet, 3 inches, for 24 hours, so there’s no need to remove the patch while swimming or bathing. Does not work with data management software.
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