Many people with type 1 diabetes take two types of insulin—a basal (long-acting insulin) and a bolus (rapid-acting or mealtime insulin)— to closely mimic the body’s natural basal-bolus insulin patterns.
Tresiba® is a basal insulin taken once daily that provides blood sugar control for a full 24 hours.
A mealtime, or bolus, insulin is taken when you eat to help limit the rise (or spike) in blood sugar that happens at mealtimes.
Tresiba® is taken once daily and has been proven to provide 24-hour blood sugar control for powerful A1C reduction in studies for:
We understand that when you are first diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, the thought of injecting can be scary. Tresiba® FlexTouch® is recommended for use with the NovoFine® Plus 32G Tip, one of the shortest and thinnest needles available.
NovoFine® Plus 32G is designed for less pain. In a study, a majority of people using 32G Tip needles experienced little or no pain.
aIn-use Tresiba® can be kept at room temperature (up to 86°F), away from direct heat and light, or refrigerated (36°F to 46°F) for up to 8 weeks.
Are You Using an Insulin Pump?
If you or your child is currently using an insulin pump, it is recommended to have backup insulin in case the pump malfunctions or you just need a break. Having a Tresiba® FlexTouch® pen on hand is a good way to be prepared for times off the pump and reassured in case of emergency.
JDRF and Children with Diabetes are 2 great resources for people with type 1 diabetes and their caregivers.
There are many support options tailored to the needs of people with type 1 diabetes, including children. If you’re in need of information and additional support to help with your or your loved one’s treatment, visit MyNovoInsulin.com. There, you will find tips, tricks, and resources including downloadable fact sheets on everything you should know for treating type 1.