A man with diabetes and sepsis secondary to urinary infection is admitted. His random plasma glucose is 11mmol/L. In this situation which of the following options will you choose to control his plasma glucose until the urinary infection and sepsis are cured?

  1. Insulin given subcutaneously in a sliding scale schedule
  2. Insulin given intravenously as an infusion according to a sliding scale schedule
  3. Long acting insulin twice daily (before breakfast and dinner) plus oral hypoglycemic agents.

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