Guidelines For Dosing Correctionsupplemental Insulin

Correction or supplemental doses of insulin CDI are administered to correct hyper-glycemia that results in spite of the patient having taken the usual prescribed basal and prandial insulin doses. CDI is taken in addition to the usual basal and or bolus insulin dose s to be administered at the time when the FS BG is checked and found to be high. The CDI should not be large enough to cause, nor taken so frequently that overlapping peaks insulin stacking will result in hypoglycemia. Typically,...