Question of the Week - December 4th, 2018
JR uses an insulin pump to manage his type 1 diabetes and is in the hospital for diagnostic testing and the physician has ordered an MRI. Which action is most appropriate?
a. Instruct JR to keep his insulin pump on, but make sure alarm settings are turned off.
b. Check JRs blood glucose before starting MRI and if above 200 mg/dl, instruct JR to give 2 unit bolus.
c. Ask JR what he feels would provide the best blood glucose control.
d. Assess JR’s blood glucose and remove the insulin pump just before the MRI.
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