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How many different basal rates do you use in your insulin pump for your main basal profile?

 
     

One

 
 

11%

 

2

 
     

Two

 
 

5%

 

1

 
     

Three

 
 

5%

 

1

 
     

Four

 
 

33%

 

6

 
     

Five

 
 

5%

 

1

 
     

Six

 
 

0%

     
     

Seven or more

 
 

11%

 

2

 
     

I don't use a pump

 
 

27%

 

5

 


Total votes: 18

 

How many different basal rates do you use in your insulin pump for your main basal profile?

Poll dates: February 28 - March 7, 2018
Total Votes: 18

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.

71% of our readers who use insulin pumps report using four or fewer basal rates in their main basal profile. This graph shows the distribution of rates:

Graph
Click for a larger view. Total is less than 100% because some readers report not using an insulin pump.
Download Excel spreadsheet for graph.

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Last Updated: Wednesday March 07, 2018 18:42:48
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