Glucose Management in Noncritical Hospitalized Patients
Hyperglycemic crisis, which includes diabetic ketoacidosis and a hyperosmolar state, is a common diagnosis in hospitalized patients whose admission rates continue to increase despite preventive strategies. Healthcare providers are encouraged to discuss challenges to glycemic control unique to the hospital setting, and share strategies on implementing current guidelines and glycemic targets for ill patients.
Original Release Date: December 2016
Review Date: December 2021
Hospitalists, Internists, Family Practitioners, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Surgeons, Endocrinologists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Podiatrists and other interested healthcare practitioners.
- Explain the impact of glycemic control on clinical outcomes for noncritically ill medical and surgical patients.
- Implement current guidelines and glycemic targets for noncritically ill patients.
- Execute strategies for safe and effective glycemic control from admission until discharge.
- Discuss challenges to glycemic control unique to the hospital setting.
Archana R. Sadhu, M.D., FACE
Department of Medicine
Director, System Diabetes Management Program
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Houston Methodist Hospital
Archana R. Sadhu, M.D., FACE, faculty for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationship with ineligible companies* to disclose and has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.
Michael D. Fili, M.D., conference director for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationship with ineligible companies* to disclose.
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