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Management of type 2 diabetes: A handbook for general practice
Last revised: 17 Sep 2020
For fasting and preprandial blood glucose targets, please refer to the section ‘Glucose monitoring’. Note that adjustments given below are based on average blood glucose levels over at least 2–3 days.
Basal (intermediate- or long-acting insulin):
Premixed insulin at breakfast and dinner:
*Rapid- or short-acting insulin is used for bolus dose.
Guide to basal plus insulin intensification schedules
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