Table 1

Daily insulin and basal insulin requirement by age group (mean±SD)19

(<6 years)(6–12 years)(12–18 years)(18–25 years)
Total insulin (unit/kg/day)0.71±0.270.74±0.210.84±0.230.76±0.24
Basal insulin (unit/kg/day)0.25±0.120.33±0.120.43±0.150.35±0.13