Who helps you adjust the insulin regimen for yourself or your child?
I always do it myself
My child always does it
My child and I work together
I always consult with my diabetes team, and we decide together
I sometimes consult my diabetes team
My diabetes team makes all the adjustments
Total votes: 540
Who helps you adjust the insulin regimen for yourself or your child?Poll dates: August 25 - September 1, 2002
Total Votes: 540
Diabetes is unique among chronic diseases in that the greatest burden of care falls on the patient, rather than the health care team. As a result, people with diabetes -- or parents of children with diabetes -- become quite expert in their own diabetes care, and diabetes teams that believe in patient empowerment are the norm. As a result, people are more comfortable taking responsibility for their own care, which is reflected in the results of this poll.
We last ran this poll in July 1999.
Last Updated: Wednesday March 16, 2005 16:37:12
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