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  How much insulin do you use per day, on average?  
      Less than 10 units  
  8%     16  
      10-20 units  
  17%     35  
      20-30 units  
  25%     52  
      30-40 units  
  14%     29  
      40-50 units  
  11%     24  
      50-60 units  
  9%     19  
      60-70 units  
  6%     12  
      70-80 units  
  5%     11  
      80-90 units  
  1%     3  
      More than 90 units  
  4%     9  

Total votes: 210
 

How much insulin do you use per day, on average?

Poll dates: January 25 - February 1, 2012
Total Votes: 210

For people living with type 1 diabetes, daily insulin use varies by age, activity level, food eaten, and countless others variables. The goal for this poll was to get a general sense of insulin use among the CWD community.

Looking at just the numbers, the average number of units per day for those who responded to this poll is 37. That makes sense given that the majority of our audience is parents of kids with type 1 diabetes.

These two graphs illustrate the results:

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Units per day by percentage of respondents

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Cummulative units per day

[Download an Excel 2007/2010 spreadsheet with the data and graphs from this poll]

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