Table 2

Top responses to “Why did you stop using your CGM?” and “Why did you stop using your insulin pump?”

Reason for discontinuing% Yes
CGM (n = 249)
 Cost of supplies35.3
 There were too many alarms32.1
 It was not accurate30.1
 Do not like diabetes devices on my body29.7
 Wearing a CGM took too much time and effort28.9
 It was uncomfortable or painful28.1
 Too hard to get it to work right22.1
 Cost of device21.7
 Made it hard for me to sleep20.1
 Did not trust it18.1
Insulin pump (n = 72)
 Do not like diabetes devices on my body45.8
 It was uncomfortable or painful44.4
 Cost of supplies20.8
 Did not trust it20.8
 Too hard to get it to work right16.7
 Cost of device13.9
 Caused other people to ask too many questions about my diabetes12.5