Can insulin dosing be reduced without compromising glycemic control in type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

Updated: Oct 23, 2019
  • Author: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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Insulin dosing can be safely reduced in patients with renal insufficiency without compromising glycemic control. [241] Dosing based solely on weight is not advisable in these patients, who have reduced lean body mass and water retention.


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