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Abstract Number: 327

EVALUATION OF EMORY UNIVERSITY HEALTHCARE INPATIENT CORRECTIVE INSULIN USE: A COMPARISON OF TABLE-BASED VS. FORMULA-BASED ORDERING

Background: Insulin is the preferred agent to manage hyperglycemia in the hospital. However, it is considered a high alert medication due to risk of hypoglycemia and severity of adverse events. In our institution, three hospitals [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:23:43+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Quality Improvement, Research|Comments Off on EVALUATION OF EMORY UNIVERSITY HEALTHCARE INPATIENT CORRECTIVE INSULIN USE: A COMPARISON OF TABLE-BASED VS. FORMULA-BASED ORDERING

Abstract Number: 325

INPATIENT DIABETES MANAGEMENT SERVICE, LENGTH OF STAY AND 30-DAY READMISSION RATE OF PATIENTS WITH DIABETES AT A COMMUNITY HOSPITAL.

Background: Diabetes mellitus is common among hospitalized patients. An inpatient diabetes management service (IDMS) was implemented at a community hospital in suburban Maryland to provide better glycemic control for inpatients.Purpose: To analyze the length of [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:23:40+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on INPATIENT DIABETES MANAGEMENT SERVICE, LENGTH OF STAY AND 30-DAY READMISSION RATE OF PATIENTS WITH DIABETES AT A COMMUNITY HOSPITAL.

Abstract Number: 286

PRANDIAL INSULIN ADMINISTRATION WITH A LA CARTE ORDERING: A PRAGMATIC OBSERVATIONAL STUDY

Background: Glucose management of hospitalized patients with hyperglycemia has many challenges. One of these challenges is the timing of insulin administration in coordination with meal delivery. The Endocrine Society recommends assessing glucose levels within 60 [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:22:44+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Quality Improvement, Research|Comments Off on PRANDIAL INSULIN ADMINISTRATION WITH A LA CARTE ORDERING: A PRAGMATIC OBSERVATIONAL STUDY

Abstract Number: 281

THE IMPLEMENTATION OF CROSS-DISCIPLINARY PROTOCOL CHANGES FOR INPATIENT GLYCEMIC CONTROL IN DIABETICS

Background: Hyperglycemia in hospitalized patients is well-known to be associated with adverse outcomes, such as infectious complications, increased length of stay, and increased mortality. To that effect, aggressive treatment of inpatient hyperglycemia has been shown [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:22:36+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Quality Improvement, Research|Comments Off on THE IMPLEMENTATION OF CROSS-DISCIPLINARY PROTOCOL CHANGES FOR INPATIENT GLYCEMIC CONTROL IN DIABETICS

Abstract Number: 220

IDENTIFYING RISK FACTORS FOR HYPOGLYCEMIA TO PREVENT ADVERSE OUTCOMES AMONG HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS

Background: Diabetes affects 30.3 million people in the US, and 25% of total hospital days are incurred by patients with diabetes. Among hospitalized adults, diabetes is considered a chronic secondary diagnosis. As the population of [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:21:06+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Patient Safety, Research|Comments Off on IDENTIFYING RISK FACTORS FOR HYPOGLYCEMIA TO PREVENT ADVERSE OUTCOMES AMONG HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS

Abstract Number: 148

ASPIRIN EFFICACY AND SAFETY PROFILE FOR PRIMARY PREVENTION IN DIABETIC PATIENTS: A META-ANALYSIS OF RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIALS

Background: The role of aspirin in primary prevention of cardiovascular events remains controversial, Especially in diabetic patients. We have conducted a meta-analysis of all randomized controlled trials (RCTs) to evaluate the efficacy and safety of [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:19:16+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on ASPIRIN EFFICACY AND SAFETY PROFILE FOR PRIMARY PREVENTION IN DIABETIC PATIENTS: A META-ANALYSIS OF RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIALS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 867

EUGLYCEMIC DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS: A CHALLENGING CONSEQUENCE OF SGLT2 INHIBITION

Case Presentation: A 53-year-old woman with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (DM) on insulin complicated by prior DKA presented with headache, nausea, vomiting, and palpitations for several hours. Her DM regimen included insulin glargine, linagliptin, and [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:16:54+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on EUGLYCEMIC DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS: A CHALLENGING CONSEQUENCE OF SGLT2 INHIBITION

HM2018 Abstract Number: 196

INTRACRANIAL SURGERY AND HYPERGLYCEMIA: A MISSED OPPORTUNITY

Background: Perioperative hyperglycemia is associated with poor surgical outcomes, including infection and mortality, with higher rates of complications in patients without diagnosed diabetes (NDM) than in those with diabetes. Insulin therapy has been found to [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:58:18+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Perioperative, Research|Comments Off on INTRACRANIAL SURGERY AND HYPERGLYCEMIA: A MISSED OPPORTUNITY

HM2018 Abstract Number: 112

NO ASSOCIATION BETWEEN CAFFEINE CONSUMPTION AND HEMOGLOBIN A1C (HBA1C) AMONG ADULTS WITH DIABETES IN THE UNITED STATED (U.S.) POPULATION

Background: Coffee is a widely consumed beverage. Evidence suggests that coffee consumption is associated with a substantially lower risk of type 2 diabetes (1). However, there is paucity of literature on whether coffee consumption has [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:58:02+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on NO ASSOCIATION BETWEEN CAFFEINE CONSUMPTION AND HEMOGLOBIN A1C (HBA1C) AMONG ADULTS WITH DIABETES IN THE UNITED STATED (U.S.) POPULATION

HM2017 Abstract Number: 563

A PAIN IN THE CALF – DIABETIC MYONECROSIS

Case Presentation: A 51-year-old African-American female was admitted to the hospital with 3 days of bilateral calf pain, described as a severe cramping pain that started in the left medial calf. The patient first noticed [...]

By | 2017-04-25T23:19:55+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on A PAIN IN THE CALF – DIABETIC MYONECROSIS

HM2017 Abstract Number: 411

CONSIDERING A TUMMY TUCK? READ THIS FIRST. A CASE OF EUGLYCEMIC DKA

Case Presentation: A 49 year-old woman with type 2 diabetes presented with emesis and inability to tolerate oral intake. Her symptoms had developed three days earlier, following an elective abdominoplasty and incarcerated hernia repair. Her [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:35:07+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on CONSIDERING A TUMMY TUCK? READ THIS FIRST. A CASE OF EUGLYCEMIC DKA

HM2016 Abstract Number: 434

Infectious Sacroiliitis As a Cause of Lower Back Pain in an Immunocompromised Patient

Case Presentation: 43 year old HIV positive, type I diabetic female (on lopinavir-ritonavir, efavirenz; last CD4 count 942; negative viral load), presented to Emergency Department (ED) with lower back pain radiating bilaterally to buttocks for [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Infectious Sacroiliitis As a Cause of Lower Back Pain in an Immunocompromised Patient