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  Initial Insulin Dose

Weeks of Gestation Total Daily Insulin
Week 1-18 0.7 U/kg  actual body weight
Weeks 18-26 0.8 U/kg  actual body weight
Weeks 26-36 0.9 U/kg  actual body weight
Weeks 36-40 1.0 U/kg  actual body weight

Enter weight (current) in pounds 

  Insulin dose units/kg/day 

Calculated Initial Insulin Regimen

REFERENCES
     1. Guidelines for Care, California Diabetes and Pregnancy Program,2002
     2. Jovanovic L. Role of diet and insulin treatment of diabetes in pregnancy. Clin Obstet   Gynecol 2000; 43(1): 46-55


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