Table 1.

Standard Criteria for Pump Selection

Medical Criteria
To optimize basal/bolus therapy
To improve diabetes control
To reduce recurrent severe hypoglycemia
To reduce recurrent ketoacidosis
Educational
Has attained diabetes competency level 5
Has viewed pump video, read pump manual
Psychological
Agrees to pump therapy—patient and parent
Has inserted and tolerated pump catheter
Has realistic expectations of CSII