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Insulin initiation dose calculator for type 2 diabetes

Download the attached calculator to help you determine the initial insulin dose for type 2 diabetes patients.

The simple calculator is based on the landmark UK Prospective Diabetes Study, which found it reduced the need for cumbersome dose titration and with a low risk of hypoglycaemic attacks (see linked story).

Download the attached calculator to help you determine the initial insulin dose for type 2 diabetes patients.

The simple calculator is based on the landmark UK Prospective Diabetes Study, which found it reduced the need for cumbersome dose titration and with a low risk of hypoglycaemic attacks (see linked story).

The tool uses a patient's fasting blood glucose, height and weight to calculate number of units a day.

Insulin initiation dose calculator Insulin initiation dose calculator

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