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Treat-to-Target Insulin Titration Schedule for Patient with Type 2 Diabetes

Purpose:

To titrate a daily insulin dose in a Type 2 diabetic using the "treat to target" algorithm of Riddle et al.

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

dosage adjustments, adverse effects, prevention

ICD-10:

T38.3, E11.8, E11.9

Description:

Riddle et al developed a schedule for titrating insulin doses in type 2 diabetic that would achieve a given target fasting plasma glucose ("treat-to-target"). This can result in effective insulin therapy while minimizing the risk of adverse side effects. The authors are from the Insulin Glargine 4002 Study Investigators.

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