March 22, 2021

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 …

Essential Workers: Why Endocrine Nurses Are More Important Than Ever

FEBRUARY 2021 Derek Bagley Essential Workers: Why Endocrine Nurses Are More Important Than Ever The COVID-19 pandemic has further emphasized the need for specialty nurses who understand how to care for patients with chronic diseases. The demand for these caregivers is only going to intensify in coming years as healthcare delivery evolves and becomes even more complex. It has now …

February 11, 2021

Inpatient and Outpatient Technologies to Assist in the Management of Insulin Dosing

DECEMBER 2020 Ling Cui, Pamela R. Schroeder and Paul A. Sack Inpatient and Outpatient Technologies to Assist in the Management of Insulin Dosing Simplified systems were initially developed using this construct to help adjust insulin infusions, but more complex software has since been developed to account for a variety of clinical inpatient scenarios. FDA-approved inpatient electronic glycemic management systems include Glucommander (Glytec), EndoTool …

Glycemia in Early COVID-19 Hospitalization Linked to Mortality

FEBRUARY 2021 Dawn Antoline-Wang Glycemia in Early COVID-19 Hospitalization Linked to Mortality Improved glycemia within the first two or three days of hospitalization is a better predictor of outcomes in COVID-19 patients than glycemia at the time of non-intensive-care-unit (ICU) hospital admission, according to new findings. Glycemia soon after direct ICU admission was not predictive of outcomes in these patients, Dr. …

February 9, 2021

Pandemic Highlights Critical Role of Technology-Driven Glycemic Management as Glytec Propels Customer Base Past 300 Healthcare Facilities

Pandemic Highlights Critical Role of Technology-Driven Glycemic Management as Glytec Propels Customer Base Past 300 Healthcare Facilities Nationally-Recognized Research and the Imperative for Health Systems to Free Beds and Improve Outcomes More Quickly Fuel Insulin Dosing Technology Company’s Growth WALTHAM, MASS. (February 9, 2021) –Glytec, the only provider of insulin management software across the continuum of care, today announced that health …

January 28, 2021

Experts Explain Why People With Diabetes Should Get the COVID-19 Vaccine

JANUARY 2021 Kayla Hui, MPH Experts Explain Why People With Diabetes Should Get the COVID-19 Vaccine Trying to stay healthy after contracting COVID-19 is one hurdle, but managing it with a chronic disease can be especially challenging. Based on what is known about COVID-19, adults living with an underlying medical condition are at heightened risk for severe illness, especially people …

January 20, 2021

4 Predictions for Diabetes Management and Technology in 2021

JANUARY 2021 Jordan Messler, MD, SFHM, FACP, Executive Director, Clinical Practice, Glytec 4 Predictions for Diabetes Management and Technology in 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic continues to put an unprecedented amount of strain on the entire healthcare sector, and the industry has responded by accelerating the ways innovation is developed and adopted. Health leaders have faced a generational challenge and the …