Unlike conventional therapy, which Diabetes Freedom usually focuses on anticipating the insulin needs for next few hours depending on what you plan to eat, intensive therapy based on the fact that eating habits, metabolism, general health and physical activities cannot be same every time. It is important to test your blood glucose frequently, devise your insulin dose according to test results or your future needs, in order to deal with such fluctuations properly. In this way this therapy pretty much works like a pancreas that evaluate the amount of glucose in blood and release the proper amount of insulin accordingly.
According to DCCT results, intensive therapy is more beneficial for Type I diabetics, but diabetes specialists are of the view that Type II diabetics can also take advantage of intensive therapy, as this therapy mainly focus on controlling blood glucose rather than type or medication of diabetes. Normally, Type II diabetics fulfill their needs through diet and physical activity, but there are Type II diabetics that require oral hypoglycemic agents or even insulin to control their diabetes. Research shows that both the Type I and Type II feel better with intensive therapy.
Intensive therapy as like any other therapy require so much attention, you need to be fully committed to your therapy to achieve the best results from it. Although a little bit of hard work is required, it is has its vital role to in the treatment of diabetics with higher complexities, with unpredictable or unusual lifestyles, for those who are or want to become pregnant.