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Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (T1DM)

Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (T1DM) - Treatments

People with type 1 diabetes need insulin to manage their condition. 

People with type 1 diabetes receiving insulin injections should be on a basal-bolus regimen. This consists of 2 components: 
  • Basal (or background) insulin: this type of insulin is gradually released, providing a constant supply of insulin throughout the day
  • Bolus (or mealtime) insulin: this is quick-acting insulin delivered in multiple doses throughout the day, before meals or certain snacks
Another mode of insulin delivery is through continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion via an insulin pump.

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