Insulin Dosage Tailoring for Patients with Diabetes Mellitus

19 January 2023


Dr. Rania Itani, a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Faculty, organized and moderated a Diabetes Mellitus workshop for the senior pharmacy students. The workshop was delivered by Dr. Hani M. J. Khojah, associate professor in the Department of Clinical and Hospital Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, Taibah University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Dr. Khojah discussed various topics relevant to the use of insulin by patients with diabetes mellitus including glycemic targets, dietary carbohydrate content, review of insulin types and pharmacokinetics, glycemic monitoring, insulin use techniques, insulin dosage calculation and adjustment methods, and insulin dose measurement, mixing, and injection. The workshop also included interactive case discussion and problem-solving.