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Flexibility is key to treating children with type 1 diabetes

Amity Island

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Type 1
An article about using degludec as a basal for kids. As a user of Tresiba Degludec myself, I have often thought about how felxible degludec is when it comes to the timing of dose, in that it doesn't make any difference, if I take it a few hours early or later each day.

Dr Nandu Thalange of Al Jalila Children’s Speciality Hospital, Dubai, is a paediatric endocrinologist with a particular interest in childhood diabetes. Nandu believes that the treatment of type 1 diabetes in children requires a level of flexibility that many existing treatments do not offer. In 2015, a long-lasting insulin called degludec was launched. This new type of basal insulin offers exactly the type of flexibility and control that is needed by young people with diabetes.