Table 1—

Criteria for level of adjustment

Level 1 insulin dose adjustment (any one of the following two statements)
    Client follows instructions of VIDS
    Client may make appropriate supplemental adjustments but they are not based on pattern recognition.
Level 2 insulin dose adjustment (any one or more of the following three statements)
    Client recognizes patterns in blood glucose and makes necessary dose adjustments.
    Client makes appropriate anticipatory and supplemental adjustments for food and activity changes based on previous patterns.
    Client changes aspects of the VIDS independently based on patterns.
  • VIDS, variable insulin dose scale.