For injection users, how many injections per day do you take?
Six or more
I use a pump
Total votes: 640
For injection users, how many injections per day do you take?Poll dates: December 14 - 21, 2003
Total Votes: 640
For injection users, multiple daily injections, also known as basal-bolus therapy, provides much the same schedule and mealtime flexibility that users of insulin pumps experience. Typically this involves the use of Lantus (insulin glargine) as a basal insulin, accompanied by injections of NovoLog or Humalog to cover mealtime carbohydrates.
From this poll, it's clear that injection users are moving away from a two-shot-per-day regimen of Regular and NPH to a regimen that relies on more injections to achieve better blood glucose control and increased flexibility. Of those who report using injections, more than half (52%) report taking four or more injections per day. Only 24% report taking two injections per day.
Injections Per Day Number Reporting Percentage of Injection Users 1 10 2% 2 102 24% 3 96 22% 4 125 29% 5 41 9% 6+ 58 13%
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