April 20, 2021

Insulin Dosing Software Appears to Reduce Glycemic Events

APRIL 2021 Derek Bagley Insulin Dosing Software Appears to Reduce Glycemic Events Recently, Metro Health – University of Michigan Health, an affiliate of University of Michigan Health, announced that it reduced incidence of hypoglycemia by more than 54% and experienced a 40% decline in hyperglycemia since implementing personalized insulin dosing software. Glytec is marketing the software as the eGlycemic Management …

April 6, 2021

Glytec launches new insulin management system

MARCH 30 2021 Sean Whooley Glytec launches new insulin management system Glytec announced today that it introduced the latest version of its eGlycemic Management System (eGMS) for managing insulin. Waltham, Mass.-based Glytec’s eGMS is centered around the FDA-cleared Glucommander algorithm, which leverages real-time and historical data to recommend insulin dosing by learning each patient’s insulin sensitivity and anticipating future needs, …

Diabetic Ketoacidosis With COVID-19 Fatal for Elderly and Obese Diabetes Patients

MARCH 31 2021 Amy Reyes Diabetic Ketoacidosis With COVID-19 Fatal for Elderly and Obese Diabetes Patients Patients with diabetic ketoacidosis and a COVID-19 diagnosis died at increasingly higher rates than diabetic ketoacidosis patients without COVID-19, shows an analysis recently published in JAMA Network Open. Published online March 10 as a research letter, physicians led by Francisco J. Pasquel, MD, MPH, …

March 30, 2021

Glytec Releases New Innovations for Inpatient Insulin Therapy, Further Uniting Teams Around Patient Safety

Glytec Releases New Innovations for Inpatient Insulin Therapy, Further Uniting Teams Around Patient Safety New Enhancements & Integrations for eGlycemic Management System Streamline Provider Workflows and Introduce Additional Guardrails for Safe and Effective Insulin Dosing WALTHAM, MASS. (March 30, 2021) – Glytec, the only provider of insulin management software across the continuum of care, today introduced the latest version of its …

March 29, 2021

7 Things Certified Diabetes Educators Want You to Know About Managing Diabetes

MARCH 23 2021 Medically reviewed by Michelle L. Griffith, MD — Written by Ashley Zlatopolsky 7 Things Certified Diabetes Educators Want You to Know About Managing Diabetes Taking care of yourself is an important part of managing type 2 diabetes. It often involves making changes to your diet and lifestyle, developing a workout plan, taking your medications, and monitoring your blood sugar level …

March 22, 2021

COVID-19 and Diabetic Ketoacidosis a Deadly Mix?

MARCH 10 2021 Kristen Monaco COVID-19 and Diabetic Ketoacidosis a Deadly Mix? — Nearly half of COVID-19-positive DKA patients over 65 died in the hospital COVID-19 appeared to increase risk of mortality in people hospitalized with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), researchers reported. In a comparison of hospitalized DKA patients from February to September 2020, 30% of those who also had COVID-19 …

COVID-19 Complicates Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Hospital

MARCH 10 2021 Miriam Tucker COVID-19 Complicates Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Hospital The clinical course and prognosis of individuals hospitalized with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) are considerably worse among those who have COVID-19, new data show. In-hospital death was sixfold greater among patients with DKA who had COVID-19 compared with those who did not, and acute kidney injury was three times more common. “These findings …

March 11, 2021

Metro Health – University of Michigan Health Reduces Glycemic Events with Glytec’s eGlycemic Management System

Metro Health – University of Michigan Health Reduces Glycemic Events with Glytec’s eGlycemic Management System University of Michigan Health Affiliate Halves Hypoglycemic Events and Reduces Hyperglycemia by 40% with Personalized Insulin Dosing Software  WALTHAM, MASS. (March 11, 2021) –Glytec, the only provider of insulin management software across the continuum of care, today announced that Metro Health – University of Michigan Health, …

March 10, 2021

How Novant Health improved patient safety via collaboration, innovation: 4 notes

MARCH 8 2021 How Novant Health improved patient safety via collaboration, innovation: 4 notes Through strategic collaboration and the implementation of best practice technology, hospitals can improve care and outcomes for glycemic patients, even amid the pandemic. During Becker’s Clinical Leadership and Pharmacy Virtual Forum, experts discussed the importance of strategic collaboration and innovation related to glycemic management during the …

February 17, 2021

Why the Pandemic Sparked Improvement in Real-time Patient Dashboards

FEBRUARY 2021 Jordan Messler, MD, SFHM, FACP Why the Pandemic Sparked Improvement in Real-time Patient Dashboards The implementation of Electronic Health Records (EHR) following the government mandate more than a decade ago hasn’t always been easy, but it can be a game-changer when it comes to real-time patient data management. While EHRs drastically simplify the access to patient-specific data, information …