Hyperglycemia

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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

HM2018 Abstract Number: 252

DELIVERING HIGH VALUE CARE FOR DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS (DKA) THROUGH IMPLEMENTATION OF AN EVIDENCE-BASED MULTI-DISCIPLINARY CLINICAL PATHWAY

Background: At our urban, academic hospital, use of outdated protocols and unnecessary variations in the care of DKA patients treated with ICU requiring IV insulin protocols have led to multiple safety events, delays in care [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:15:17+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Quality Improvement, Research|Comments Off on DELIVERING HIGH VALUE CARE FOR DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS (DKA) THROUGH IMPLEMENTATION OF AN EVIDENCE-BASED MULTI-DISCIPLINARY CLINICAL PATHWAY

HM2018 Abstract Number: 442

DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS TRIGGERED BY PEMBROLIZUMAB IN A PATIENT WITH BLADDER CANCER

Case Presentation: We are presenting a case of a 71-year-old male patient with a history of hypertension, non-insulin dependent type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) well controlled on metformin, and non-invasive high grade urothelial bladder cancer [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:05:06+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS TRIGGERED BY PEMBROLIZUMAB IN A PATIENT WITH BLADDER CANCER

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