If the random blood glucose value is less than 12 mmol/l:
• omit the tablet on the day of surgery
• check the blood glucose concentration before and soon after the operation; if the blood glucose value is more than
12 mmol/l start soluble insulin.
If the diabetes is poorly controlled (random blood glucose greater than 12 mmol/l) the patient should be started on
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