Basal infusion in type 1: go low

Children with type 1 diabetes are more likely to achieve HbA1c goals with the lowest possible basal insulin infusion, according to Dutch researchers.

Their study of 78 T1DM children on pump therapy found a link between glycaemic control and the proportion of insulin given to them as a basal infusion.

A 10% decrease in the proportion of basal infusion in the total dose corresponded to a 0