A novel insulin unit calculator for the management of type 1 diabetes.

@article{Maurizi2011ANI,
  title={A novel insulin unit calculator for the management of type 1 diabetes.},
  author={Anna Rita Maurizi and Angelo Lauria and Daria Maggi and Andrea Palermo and Elvira Fioriti and Silvia Manfrini and Paolo Pozzilli},
  journal={Diabetes technology & therapeutics},
  year={2011},
  volume={13 4},
  pages={
          425-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Intensive insulin therapy is the gold standard therapy for type 1 diabetes (T1D) patients. To achieve optimal glycemic control, adjustments of insulin dose at mealtimes must be made taking into account several parameters: blood glucose levels, insulin/carbohydrate ratio, carbohydrate intake, and physical activity. Calsulin (Thorpe Products Ltd., Cambridge, UK) is a new tool for the administration of insulin dose before each meal. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of… CONTINUE READING