What is the Portland protocol for IV insulin therapy in patients with blood glucose level 301-360 mg/dL?

Updated: Nov 06, 2018
  • Author: Guy W Soo Hoo, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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•Blood glucose level 301-360 mg/dL •Intravenous regular insulin syringe bolus - 12 U/h •Noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus or no diabetes mellitus – 6.5 U/h •Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus – 8 U/h


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