A change to 100-unit insulin dosage will reduce errors.


Patients with diabetes were first treated with insulin in 1922. Insulin was then prepared at a concentration of 20 units/ ml, but later insulin strengths of 40 and 80 units/ml were introduced to reduce the injected volume. For patients needing very large doses, strengths of 320 and 500 units/ml have also been manufactured. The original insulin syringe was… (More)