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Insulin Starting Doses
Pounds converted to kilos and rounded down to whole number
Insulin doses based on 0.25-0.50 IU per kilo, rounded down to nearest whole or half unit
Weight in pounds
Weight in kilos
Starting Dose Range
05 lb
02 kg
0.50-1 IU
10 lb
04 kg
1-2 IU
15 lb
06 kg
1.5-3 IU
20 lb
09 kg
2-4 IU
25 lb
11 kg
2.5-5 IU
30 lb
13 kg
3-6 IU
35 lb
15 kg
3.5-7 IU
40 lb
18 kg
4.5-9 IU
45 lb
20 kg
5-10 IU
50 lb
22 kg
5.5-11 IU
55 lb
25 kg
6-12 IU
60 lb
27 kg
6.5-13 IU
65 lb
29 kg
7-14 IU
70 lb
31 kg
7.5-15 IU
75 lb
34 kg
8.5-17 IU
80 lb
36 kg
9-18 IU
85 lb
38 kg
9.5-19 IU
90 lb
40 kg
10-20 IU
95 lb
43 kg
10.5-21 IU
100 lb
45 kg
11-22 IU
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