Question of Week | March 2, 2021

JR is 53 yrs old with type 2 diabetes, BMI of 24.3 and is recovering from a COVID infection.  In addition to metformin, a SGLT-2i and a weekly GLP-1 RA, JR is on daily prednisone.  Morning blood glucose levels are in the low 100’s, lunch and dinner blood glucose levels are in the 250-300 range.

Which of the following is the best treatment intervention to get lunch and dinner blood glucose levels to goal?

  1. Initiate a low carb meal plan
  2. Add NPH or 70/30 insulin in morning
  3. Start evening basal insulin and gradually increase
  4. Ask provider to stop or reduce prednisone dose

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