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Nurse Pract. 2011 May;36(5):24-31; quiz 31-2. doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000396471.76436.ef.

Hitting the target for inpatient glycemic management.

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University of Colorado School of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes, USA.

Abstract

Hyperglycemia in the hospital setting can lead to increased morbidity and mortality. Many factors can influence glucose levels including critical illness, supplemental feeding, and glucocorticoid administration. An understanding of glycemic treatment options for hospitalized patients is essential for good patient outcomes.

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