What is Sliding Scale for Insulin?

Category: Procedures

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Sliding scale insulin is sometimes used by doctors to help regulate a patient's blood sugar levels. It is a set of instructions for administering insulin dosages based on specific blood glucose readings.

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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Sliding Scale for Insulin

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Adherence
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Usually 0
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Burden
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Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
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1 patient evaluation for Sliding Scale for Insulin

Mar 14, 2011 (Started Mar 09, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for diabetic ketoacidosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: One time

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