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What does the term basal rate in diabetes treatment mean?

William Lee Dubois
Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism
The term 'basal rate' in diabetes treatment refers to small amounts of insulin delivered by an insulin pump every hour to keep a diabetic’s blood sugar in control between meals and overnight.
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