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This quick reference is your comprehensive lookup of diabetes terms and their meanings.

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Temporary basal rate -  The temporary basal rate is a programming option in the basal menu of an insulin pump. It permits you to change the amount of basal rate insulin delivery for a selected period of time either by increasing or deceasing the daily dose.
Total delivery -  Total delivery is found in the pump's history menu and is the total amount of insulin delivered in a 24 hour period (basal plus bolus insulin).