March 12, 2020

Subcutaneous Insulin Dosing Calculators for Inpatient Glucose Control

In by Susan Lawrence

Subcutaneous Insulin Dosing Calculators for Inpatient Glucose Control Publication Current Diabetes Reports Date November 2019 Authors Jagdeesh Ullal,1 Joseph Aloi2 ABSTRACT Purpose of Review: The goal of this review is to summarize information about insulin dosing software and calculators used as computerized decision support systems or electronic glucose management systems (eGMS). These are used for hospitalized, insulin-treated patients with diabetes. …

March 15, 2015

Transitioning Safely from Intravenous to Subcutaneous Insulin

In by Heather DelCarpini

Transitioning Safely from Intravenous to Subcutaneous Insulin Publication Current Diabetes Reports Date March 2015 Authors Kathryn Evans Kreider, Lillian F. Lien Abstract The transition from intravenous (IV) to subcutaneous (SQ) insulin in the hospitalized patient with diabetes or hyperglycemia is a key step in patient care. This review article suggests a stepwise approach to the transition in order to promote …

February 26, 2015

Improvement in Inpatient Glycemic Care Pathways to Quality

In by Heather DelCarpini

Improvement in Inpatient Glycemic Care: Pathways to Quality Publication Current Diabetes Reports Date February 2015 Authors Joseph Aloi, Christopher Mulla, Jagdeesh Ullal, David Lieb Abstract The management of inpatient hyperglycemia is a focus of quality improvement projects across many hospital systems while remaining a point of controversy among clinicians. The association of inpatient hyperglycemia with suboptimal hospital outcomes is accepted …