Journal article

Meal-time glycaemia in adults with type 1 diabetes using multiple daily injections vs insulin pump therapy following carbohydrate-counting education and bolus calculator provision.

Jean C Lu, Sara Vogrin, Sybil A McAuley, Melissa H Lee, Barbora Paldus, Leon A Bach, Morton G Burt, Philip M Clarke, Neale D Cohen, Peter G Colman, Martin I de Bock, D Jane Holmes-Walker, Alicia J Jenkins, Joey Kaye, Anthony C Keech, Kavita Kumareswaran, Richard J MacIsaac, Roland W McCallum, Kerryn Roem, Catriona Sims Show all

Diabetes Res Clin Pract | Published : 2021

Abstract

AIMS: To compare meal-time glycaemia in adults with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1D) managed with multiple daily injections (MDI) vs. insulin pump therapy (IPT), using self-monitoring blood glucose (SMBG), following diabetes education. METHODS: Adults with T1D received carbohydrate-counting education and a bolus calculator: MDI (Roche Aviva Expert) and IPT (pump bolus calculator). All then wore 3-weeks of masked-CGM (Enlite, Medtronic). Meal-times were assessed by two approaches: 1) Set time-blocks (breakfast 06:00-10:00hrs; lunch 11:00-15:00hrs; dinner 17:00-21:00hrs) and 2) Bolus-calculator carbohydrate entries signalling meal commencement. Post-meal masked-CGM time-in-range (TIR) 3.9-10.0 m..

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