How many different basal rates do you use in your insulin pump for your main basal profile?
Seven or more
I don't use a pump
Total votes: 484
How many different basal rates do you use in your insulin pump for your main basal profile?Poll dates: March 12 - 19, 2006
Total Votes: 484
Pump users often wonder about how many different basal rates they need during the day to maintain optimum blood sugar control. Different diabetes teams offer different advice, and there seems to be no real consensus. So we asked our readers what they actually use.
Just over half our readers who use insulin pumps report using four or fewer basal rates in their main basal profile. A significant number -- 22% -- report using seven or more basal rates. This graph shows the distribution of rates:
Return to the current poll]
Last Updated: Sunday March 19, 2006 10:59:08
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.
This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents. Our mission is to provide education and support to families living with type 1 diabetes.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2018. Comments and Feedback.