Improvement of Care & Outcome
This Diabeter study was an evaluation of the dosing calculator in our disease management system VCare, when used in children and adolescents newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. The calculator uses published and collected data on factors influencing the required insulin dose, to produce dosage advice tailored to individual people with type 1 dabetes, for use at home. People with type 1 diabetes receive dosing advice for regular insulin at breakfast and lunch, rapid-acting insulin at dinner, and long-acting insulin as basal insulin.
For this evaluation, the researchers analyzed data on 82 people with type 1 diabetes (age at diagnosis 2.5-17.8 years) during their first 10 days of insulin treatment.
The researchers concluded that the VCare dosing advice…