What insulin regimen do you or your child use?
One shot per day
Two shots per day
Three shots per day
Four shots per day
Five or more shots per day
Insulin pump with Novolog
Insulin pump with Humalog
Insulin pump with Regular or Velosulin
Other insulin regimen
I don't use insulin
Total votes: 864
What insulin regimen do you or your child use?Poll dates: August 29 - September 5, 2004
Total Votes: 864
Since we last ran this poll a year ago, readers reporting insulin pump use has increased 10% from 51% to 58%. This is a dramatic increase from the 16% reported in October 1998, when we first ran this poll. This dramatic increase in reported pump use among CWD visitors is seen at our CWD conferences, where a large percentage of kids use an insulin pump. With the rise in pump use and the availability of Lantus has come a dramatic reduction in the use of two shots per day (Regular and NPH), down to 12% from 38% in 1998.
Study after study report on the benefits of pump therapy, including a reduced risk of hypoglycemia compared with a regimen of Regular and NPH and better control as evidenced by HbA1c levels. Selected studies are cited at the bottom of the Pump Links page.
The table below compares the results from this poll with the last times it was run.
Answer Aug 2004 Aug 2003 Oct 1998 One shot per day 1% 1% 1% Two shots per day 11% 15% 38% Three shots per day 9% 9% 27% Four shots per day 17% 14% 12% Five or more shots per day 9% 7% 3% Insulin pump with NovoLog 28% 26% -- Insulin pump with Humalog 23% 24% 15% Insulin pump with Regular 1% 1% 1% Other 1% 1% --
Last Updated: Wednesday March 16, 2005 15:37:52
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