Disclaimer and Usage Instructions
This program is for use in hospitalized patient with
diabetes mellitus or hyperglycemia (glucose >130).
It is based on the fingerstick glucose being take
before the start of eating.
It is based on the carbohydrates actually eaten, not
what is delivered to the patient
The use of this program requires a physician,
physician assistant, or nurse practitioner's order
that specifies the ratio and correction values.
The suggested insulin needs to be implemented
with consideration of the patient's clinical course.
It assumes that it about 4 hours since last insulin
©2007 Paul E. Knudson, MD