June 11, 2020

Healthcare Providers Showcase Value of Glytec’s Insulin Management Software During Diabetes Technology Society’s Virtual Hospital Poster Session

Healthcare Providers Showcase Value of Glytec’s Insulin Management Software During Diabetes Technology Society’s Virtual Hospital Poster Session Event Includes Six Studies on Quality and Cost Improvements Achieved Through Glytec eGMS® WALTHAM, MASS. (June 11, 2020) – Glytec, the only provider of insulin management software across the continuum of care, announced today that healthcare providers from five separate health systems will present studies …

June 4, 2020

Pandemic Parallels: Glycemic Control in COVID-19 Patients

MAY 2020 DEREK BAGLEY Pandemic Parallels: Glycemic Control in COVID-19 Patients As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to roil the world’s healthcare systems, endocrinologists may have unique insights that could save lives and improve outcomes in these patients who present with elevated glucose levels and other underlying comorbidities such as obesity and diabetes. At a Glance Patients with diabetes who contract …

April 27, 2020

Uncontrolled hyperglycemia might be COVID-19 mortality risk factor

APRIL 27, 2020 Eleanor McDermid Uncontrolled hyperglycemia might be COVID-19 mortality risk factor medwireNews: A descriptive analysis of US patients with COVID-19 reports a high in-hospital mortality rate in those with uncontrolled hyperglycemia. The rate was markedly higher than that seen in patients with confirmed diabetes, although Valerie Garrett (Glytec Inc., Waltham, Massachusetts, USA) and co-researchers note that they did …

COVID-19 death rates ‘four times higher’ among those with diabetes and hyperglycemia

APRIL 27, 2020 Mike Watts COVID-19 death rates ‘four times higher’ among those with diabetes and hyperglycemia Hospital teams are being urged to focus on glycemic management among COVID-19 patients with diabetes and hyperglycemia after a research team found mortality rates are higher in people with diabetes. An American team from the Emory University School of Medicine in Georgia say death rates are …

April 25, 2020

Uncontrolled hyperglycemia, diabetes drive longer hospital stay, mortality in COVID-19

APRIL 25, 2020 Regina Schaffer  Uncontrolled hyperglycemia, diabetes drive longer hospital stay, mortality in COVID-19 Adults with diabetes or uncontrolled hyperglycemia hospitalized with COVID-19 experienced a longer length of stay and markedly higher mortality compared with adults without diabetes or uncontrolled hyperglycemia, according to findings published in the Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology. Despite growing evidence that diabetes is …

Risk of Death from COVID-19 Four Times Greater for Those with Diabetes

APRIL 23, 2020 Brian Mastroianni Risk of Death from COVID-19 Four Times Greater for Those with Diabetes People living with diabetes may be at four times greater risk for death from COVID-19 than those who don’t live with the condition. New research has found that people with diabetes and poorly managed hyperglycemia who are hospitalized for COVID-19 have a death …

April 24, 2020

COVID-19 Outcomes Worse With Diabetes, Hyperglycemia

APRIL 24, 2020 COVID-19 Outcomes Worse With Diabetes, Hyperglycemia Length of stay longer, mortality higher for those with diabetes and/or acutely uncontrolled hyperglycemia. Diabetes and/or uncontrolled hyperglycemia occur frequently among hospitalized patients with COVID-19 and are associated with worse outcomes, according to a study accepted for publication in the Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology. Bruce Bode, M.D., from Atlanta …

April 22, 2020

Healthcare Providers Share Results of Computer-Guided Insulin Dosing through Glytec During Diabetes Technology Society’s Virtual Hospital Meeting

Healthcare Providers Share Results of Computer-Guided Insulin Dosing through Glytec During Diabetes Technology Society’s Virtual Hospital Meeting AdventHealth and CHI Franciscan Lead Three-Part Session with Data on Quality and Cost Improvements Achieved Through Electronic Glucose Management WALTHAM, Mass. (April 22, 2020) – Glytec, the only provider of insulin management software across the continuum of care, announced today that AdventHealth and …

April 20, 2020

Study: Pay Attention to In-Hospital Glucose to Save Lives in COVID-19

APRIL 20, 2020 Miriam E. Tucker Study: Pay Attention to In-Hospital Glucose to Save Lives in COVID-19 Diabetes and hyperglycemia among people without prior diabetes are strong predictors of mortality among hospitalized patients with COVID-19, new research suggests. The data suggest that although glycemic control may not be at the forefront of most clinicians’ minds when it comes to COVID-19, …

April 19, 2020

Study: Demanding Better Diabetes Care in Hospitals

APRIL 19, 2020 Mike Hoskins Study: Demanding Better Diabetes Care in Hospitals Poor diabetes care in hospitals has been an issue for some time, but it becomes an even more critical concern as our healthcare workers are being stretched to their breaking point dealing with COVID-19. For many people with diabetes (PWDs), the scariest part about contracting a severe case of the …