Direction for Basal Insulin Therapy by Once Daily Injection in the Clinical Practice | Abstract

Diabetes Research: Open Access

Diabetes Research: Open Access

Article Type: Editorial

DOI: 10.36502/2021/droa.6177

Diab Res Open Access. 2021 Feb 17;3(1):11-15

Hiroshi Bando1,2*
1Medical Research/Tokushima University, Tokushima, Japan
2Japan Low Carbohydrate Diet Promotion Association (JLCDPA), Kyoto, Japan

Corresponding Author: Hiroshi BANDO, MD, PhD, FACP ORCID iD
Address: Tokushima University /Medical Research, Nakashowa 1-61, Tokushima 770-0943, Japan.
Received date: 06 January 2021; Accepted date: 10 February 2021; Published date: 17 February 2021

Citation: Bando H. Direction for Basal Insulin Therapy by Once Daily Injection in the Clinical Practice. Diab Res Open Access. 2021 Feb 17;3(1):11-15.

Copyright © 2021 Bando H. This is an open-access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Keywords: American Diabetes Association (ADA), Dual Action of Liraglutide and Insulin Degludec (DUAL) studies, Xultophy, Multiple Daily Injection (MDI), Once Daily Injection


American Diabetes Association (ADA) has announced the new version of the standards of Medical Care in Diabetes-2021. The guideline of the diabetic patients with Older Adults seems to be used for a wide range of clinical practice. Among them, several impressive comments were found, where “Once-daily basal insulin injection therapy is associated with minimal side effects and maybe a reasonable option in many elder patients”. Recent topic includes Dual Action of Liraglutide and insulin degludec (DUAL) studies, and Xultophy has shown beneficial efficacy. Consequently, the trend would be developed from multiple daily injection (MDI) method to once daily injection.



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