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A simple and rational twice daily insulin regime. Distinction between basal and meal insulin requirements.

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A new insulin regime is described, in which the primary aim is to attain normal basal plasma glucose concentrations by means of a constant insulin delivery rate from the long-acting Ultratard insulin. Additional twice daily Actrapid insulin is given to cover meals, and we have investigated this regime in 29 insulin dependent diabetics, with control assessed by admission for 24 hour profiles. Patients with low insulin requirements only need a basal insulin supplement with Ultratard insulin. Wi...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, OCDEM, Biomedical Research Centre
Role:
Author
Journal:
The Quarterly journal of medicine
Volume:
48
Issue:
191
Pages:
493-506
Publication date:
1979-07-05
ISSN:
0033-5622
URN:
uuid:ef282117-fb1c-49d7-aad8-c02d1bd5f475
Source identifiers:
22321
Local pid:
pubs:22321

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