Re: Managing Insulin Before Surgery
Have you had a pre-op consultation with the docs/anastesia people? They will often talk to you about insulin dosing. Basically, they like to err on the side of caution and have you run higher during the surgery because they don't want to have to worry about treating a low. It's easier to bring the sugar down quickly afterwards.
I remember in the bad old days of nph insulin they would have me take about half my regular night time dose and then again half my morning dose and then they would correct afterwards. Also, I would always be taken first because of my insulin. This is a long time ago though.
Hope this helps a little. Best of luck on the surgery.
Dxd T1 1966, 2001 dialysis, 2002 kidney transplant, 2003 insulin pump, 2008 pancreas transplant