What diabetes medication do you or your child use?
One shot per day 1% 19 Two shots per day 29% 339 Three shots per day 29% 345 Four or more shots per day 15% 174 Pump with Regular 1% 12 Pump with Humalog 16% 192
Pills alone 1% 20 Pills and insulin 1% 18 Other 2% 34
What diabetes medication do you or your child use?Poll dates: June 11 - 18, 2000
Total Votes: 1,153
We know that intensive management helps improve blood sugar control, which is important in reducing the risk of long-term complications. For people with Type 1 diabetes, intensive management usually means three or more shots per day or an insulin pump. 61% of people reported using an intensive management regimen. For pump users, Humalog is clearly preferred over Regular.
We last ran this poll in October of 1998. Here's a comparison of the differences between then and now.
Medication June 2000 Oct 1998 Insulin One shot per day 1% 1% Two shots per day 29% 38% Three shots per day 29% 27% Four or more shots per day 15% 15% Insulin pump with Regular 1% 1% Insulin pump with Humalog 16% 15% Oral medications Pills alone 1% N/A Pills and insulin 1% N/A Other 2% N/A
Last Updated: Wednesday March 16, 2005 15:36:32
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