Insulin may be given by Multiple Daily Injections
(MDI) or by Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion (CSII) (insulin
pump). MDI requires at least four injections of insulin per day: At bedtime, before breakfast, lunch, and dinner. ).
The calculator below will estimate the basal insulin , meal related
insulin doses (boluses),and the insulin to carbohydrate ratio (I:CR) also known as the carbohydrate-to-insulin ratio (CIR).
required based on the woman's current weight , gestational age, and type of
diabetes as recommended by the 2012 California Diabetes and Pregnancy Program
Sweet Success Guidelines  .To use the calculator enter the patient's
weight, select the units /kg of insulin to give using the table below and press
the 'calculate' button.
All calculations must be confirmed before use. The suggested results are not a substitute for clinical
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