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What insulin regimen do you or your child use most often?

 
 

Insulin Pump Therapy

 
     

Pump - NovoLog

 
 

30%

 

9

 
     

Pump - Apidra

 
 

10%

 

3

 
     

Pump - Humalog / Admelog

 
 

20%

 

6

 
 

Lantus Basal-Bolus

 
     

Lantus & NovoLog

 
 

6%

 

2

 
     

Lantus & Apidra

 
 

3%

 

1

 
     

Lantus & Humalog / Admelog

 
 

13%

 

4

 
 

Levemir Basal-Bolus

 
     

Levemir & NovoLog

 
 

0%

     
     

Levemir & Apidra

 
 

0%

     
     

Levemir & Humalog / Admelog

 
 

6%

 

2

 
 

Tresiba Basal-Bolus

 
     

Tresiba & NovoLog

 
 

0%

     
     

Tresiba & Apidra

 
 

3%

 

1

 
     

Tresiba & Humalog / Admelog

 
 

0%

     
 

Toujeo Basal-Bolus

 
     

Toujeo & NovoLog

 
 

0%

     
     

Toujeo & Apidra

 
 

0%

     
     

Toujeo & Humalog/Admelog

 
 

0%

     
 

NPH-based Therapy

 
     

NPH & NovoLog, Humalog, Apidra, or Admelog

 
 

3%

 

1

 
     

NPH & Regular

 
 

3%

 

1

 
     

Other

 
 

0%

     


Total votes: 30

 

What insulin regimen do you or your child use most often?

Poll dates: September 19 - 26, 2018
Total Votes: 30

When we first ran this poll in 1998, the choices of insulin regimen were significantly limited compared with today. Back then, there was no true basal insulin like Lantus or Levemir, and Humalog, the first engineered rapid acting insulin analog, was new to the marketplace. People with type 1 diabetes typically took two or three injections per day of a mixture of long acting (usually NPH) and short acting (usually Regular) insulins. Much has changed in the past 20 years.

As we learned in our January 2018 poll about insulins used, the use of NPH and Regular insulin is rare. Insulin analogs, which offer clinical benefits (better predictability of action, reduced risk of hypoglycemia), have taken their place, at least among visitors to CWD. The results of this week's poll show a continuing decline in the use of NPH insulin and growth in pump use -- now 60% of respondents.

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Summary of insulin regimen. Click for a larger image.

CWD visitors report using the following rapid acting insulins by therapy:

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Insulins used in Insulin Pumps. Click for a larger image.

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Insulins used in MDI. Click for a larger image.

Download the Excel spreadsheet used to generate these graphs.

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Last Updated: Wednesday September 26, 2018 18:18:42
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