Insulin is a hormone made by your pancreas that helps to lower your blood sugar levels. Insulin helps lower your blood sugar levels by storing the extra blood sugar in your liver.
Premixed analogues provide both basal and postprandial coverage starting with 1 injection, but they are generally administered twice daily (BID)
Medical device errors can be due to manufacture-related error, which is further subcategorized as manufacturing errors or device-design errors.
Insulin pumps are computerized systems that deliver insulin by two different methods. The first is referred to as a basal dose and the second as bolus dose.
Glucometers are medical devices used to measure blood sugar level. Follow the directions of your doctor and the range that your blood sugar levels should be
Current clinical guidelines recommend to use basal-bolus insulin regimen for the management of hyperglycemia in non-intensive care unit settings.
There are three components to a basal-bolus insulin regimen. A basal insulin, a bolusinsulin, and a correction insulin. Each type is described here.
Neonatal diabetes is defined as the appearance of hyperglycemia in need of insulin treatment for at least two weeks and that occurs in the first month of life, most commonly in the first two weeks, although several authors extend this period until the third month.
A new way of treating all forms of severity of Diabetes type 1 is making waves in the health and medical community; the Pancreatic Langerhans Cell Transplant. The thinking is simple and elegant; the transplant of beta cell islets that are active in insulin production would greatly benefit diabetic patients whose own pancreas has been […]