Journal article

Classifying insulin regimens-difficulties and proposal for comprehensive new definitions

A Neu, K Lange, T Barrett, F Cameron, H Dorchy, H Hoey, P Jarosz-Chobot, HB Mortensen, J-J Robert, K Robertson, C de Beaufort

Pediatric Diabetes | WILEY | Published : 2015

Abstract

Modern insulin regimens for the treatment of type 1 diabetes are highly individualized. The concept of an individually tailored medicine accounts for a broad variety of different insulin regimens applied. Despite clear recommendations for insulin management in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes there is little distinctiveness about concepts and the nomenclature is confusing. Even among experts similar terms are used for different strategies. The aim of our review--based on the experiences of the Hvidoere Study Group (HSG)--is to propose comprehensive definitions for current insulin regimens reflecting current diabetes management in childhood and adolescence. The HSG--founded in 19..

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