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Table 1 Retrospective control insulin sliding scale.Insulin started at 0.2 ml/hr = (0.05units/kg/hr using standard insulin dilution)

From: Pilot study of a model-based approach to blood glucose control in very-low-birthweight neonates

BG Insulin adjustment
> 20 mmol/L 0.4 ml/hr (0.1 U/kg/hr)
15 – 20 mmol/L 0.3 ml/hr (0.075 U/k/hr)
10 – 15 mmol/L 0.2 ml/hr (0.05 U/kg/hr)
< 5 mmol/L STOP
  1. Manipulations were recommended based on BG concentration.