# what percentage?

Discussion in 'Insulin' started by cdpm, Apr 10, 2018.

1. ### cdpm Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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ive reduced my insulin (lantus and novorapid)
from 240 units total daily dose to
190 units total daily dose
what percentage have i reduced it by?
i need to know for my upcoming endo appt

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2. ### Juicyj Type 1 · Expert Retired Moderator

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Hi @cdpm That's 20% (rounded up)

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3. ### archersuz Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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For future reference, find the difference ie 240-190 = 50. Then divide that difference by the original amount and multiply by 100.
So (240-190)/240x100 = 20.8333 so 21% rounded up!

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Last edited: Apr 10, 2018
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