Pumping Insulin, 6th Edition

Everything You Need For Success on a Pump and CGM

Pumping Insulin gives a complete guide for achieving excellent glucose on a smart insulin pump and CGM. Pump users and health professionals will benefit from comprehensive, and easy-to-use information on bolus calculators, settings, infusion sets, and data. Get the most out of your pump!

Pumping Insulin, 6th ed.

New chapter on CGMs and pumps. Updated chapters on pumps specific to children and teens, pregnancy, exercise, and Type 2’s. Over 185 useful tables, figures, and examples. How to use software downloads and logbooks to spot patterns and improve control.

by John Walsh, PA, CDTC and Ruth Roberts, MA
7 3/8″ x 9″, 254 pages, Over 185 helpful tables, figures, and examples
Only $19.95

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In this book, you’ll find:

  • Simple ways to find your TDD (total daily insulin dose)
  • How to spot and stop unwanted glucose patterns
  • How to maximize CGM benefits
  • Meds that help stop glucose spikes
  • Carb counting with over 300 carb factors
  • Over 150 useful tables, figures, ideas, and examples


  • Pumping for children and teens
  • Pumps for Type 1.5 and Type 2
  • Safe ways to stop high and low reading
  • How to use all the smart features, including bolus calculator, duration of insulin action, & bolus on board


“A great book is one you keep at your bedside to pick up, turn to a page, and always learn something inspiring. This is PI6! I especially like the guideline of never accepting frequent highs or lows or erratic readings. Just make adjustments!”

Judith Jones-Ambrosini
Diabetes journalist and author of the Sisterhood of Diabetes
T1 for 53 years; Sea Girt, NJ

“Pumping Insulin will measurably raise your diabetes IQ and lower your A1c. It distills extensive professional knowledge and personal experience of advanced diabetes care into bite-sized wisdom available nowhere else”

Timothy Bailey, MD, FACE, FACP
Advanced Metabolic Care and Research
Escondido, CA

“This 6th edition provides updated tools for patients and professionals interested in insulin pumps and CGM therapy. It is well organized and full of practical tips to help pump wearers and their diabetes care team achieve and maintain optimal blood glucose goals.”

Evelyne Fleury-Milfort
Director, Diabetes Education Program
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
UCLA Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

About the Authors

John Walsh, PA, has provided clinical care to thousands of people with diabetes in various clinical settings. He is the author of or coauthor of hundreds of diabetes articles and books, a thought leader in diabetes technology, and a popular presenter on diabetes topics to physicians, health professionals, pharmaceutical companies, and people with diabetes. His various PowerPoint presentations are available on our site. He consults and sits on the Advisory Board of several pharmaceutical companies. John also conducts research on how insulin pumps are used to assess the quality of diabetes education and the ease, convenience, and effectiveness of pump features as well as assessing continuous monitors and their effectiveness. He is considered an authority on intensive diabetes management. John also works at Advanced Metabolic Care + Research (AMCR). AMCR is recognized as one of the leading endocrinology centers in Southern California.

Ruth Roberts, MA, is a medical writer, editor, and educational consultant on intensive self-management. She has been involved in diabetes support groups for over 20 years and has co-authored several books on diabetes. She is a professional member of the American Diabetes Association, has served on the Board of Directors for the International Diabetes Athletes Association. She manages business matters and product development for the company. Her expertise in presenting complex information in a clear, easy-to-read format benefits our publications. She worked for 20 years in academic teaching and corporate training before developing the company.

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