Characteristics of basal insulin requirements by age and gender in Type-1 diabetes patients using insulin pump therapy.

@article{Scheiner2005CharacteristicsOB,
  title={Characteristics of basal insulin requirements by age and gender in Type-1 diabetes patients using insulin pump therapy.},
  author={Gary Scheiner and Bret A. Boyer},
  journal={Diabetes research and clinical practice},
  year={2005},
  volume={69 1},
  pages={14-21}
}
Establishment of appropriate basal insulin levels is an essential component of intensive insulin therapy. While the existence of a "dawn phenomenon" is widely recognized, the present study sought to establish whether diurnal basal insulin patterns exist in Type-1 diabetes, and whether these patterns vary by age and gender. Participant data was drawn from 322 Type-1 insulin pump users treated at a private diabetes education practice in suburban Philadelphia. All participants completed a battery… CONTINUE READING
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