DAFNE to PUMP conversion

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David Hales DAFNE Graduate
Huddersfield Royal Infirmary
12 posts

I have been on the DAFNE course and like most people, I found it really good. However, now on a pump, I wondered if there was "conversion material" I could access to make the principles relevant to a pump user? I guess that the main approach is the same - carb counting, recording, step approach etc - but there must be some difference or there wouldn't be separate courses.
Can anyone help on this, please?

Vickyp DAFNE Graduate
Durham Diabetes Network
137 posts

I use the same principles.
I went on the pump 3mnths after my Dafne course. My consultant tells me the changes to make to ratios etc but I'm on a lot less insulin, actually eat more now, and no change to hba1c so pump was definitely the best move!

Alan 49 DAFNE Graduate
Maidstone General Hospital
284 posts

David, you might get more responses to this if you posted it in the 'General Discussion' Forum.