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what percentage?

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

  1. cdpm

    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
     
  2. Juicyj

    Juicyj Type 1 · Expert
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    Hi @cdpm That's 20% (rounded up) :)
     
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  3. archersuz

    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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    #3 archersuz, Apr 10, 2018 at 6:35 PM
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