Modern life entails sizable variations in daily diet, activity, and work demands. For most patients, using the same insulin doses day in and day out is not compatible with stable glycemic control. Further, an important goal of modern insulin therapy is to eliminate barriers to jobs, hobbies, sports, travel, or whatever the patient wants for a happy life. Thus, once the insulin regimen is in place, dose adjustments are typically built in to promote stable glycemia while allowing patients to live the kind of life they want.
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