July 11, 2019

Computer-Based Versus Paper-Based Insulin Infusion Algorithms in Diabetic Ketoacidosis

In by Heather DelCarpini

Computer-Based Versus Paper-Based Insulin Infusion Algorithms in Diabetic Ketoacidosis Publication Current Diabetes Reviews Date July 2019 Authors Moustafa Younis,1 John Pham,1 Hussein Asad,1 Majdi S. Hamarshi,1 ABSTRACT Background: Paper-based and computer-based insulin infusion algorithms facilitate appropriate glycemic therapy. The data comparing these algorithms in the management of diabetic ketoacidosis in the intensive care unit (ICU) setting are limited. We aimed …

June 9, 2019

Comparison of Hyperglycemia Management Protocols in the ICU: Standard Protocol versus eGlycemic Management System

In by Heather DelCarpini

Comparison of Hyperglycemia Management Protocols in the ICU: Standard Protocol versus eGlycemic Management System Presentation American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions Date June 2019 Authors Jordan Messler,1 Guillermo Umpierrez2 BACKGROUND A variety of continuous insulin infusion (CII) algorithms are available to improve and maintain glycemic control in the ICU. American Diabetes Association guidelines state that: (a) insulin therapy should be initiated …

January 1, 2018

Safely Converting an Entire Academic Medical Center From Sliding Scale to Basal Bolus Insulin via Implementation of the eGlycemic Management System

In by Heather DelCarpini

Safely Converting an Entire Academic Medical Center From Sliding Scale to Basal Bolus Insulin via Implementation of the eGlycemic Management System Publication Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology Date January 2018 Authors Rosalina Newsom,1 Christopher Patty,1 Emma Camarena,1 Regina Sawyer,1 Raymie McFarland,2 Thomas Gray,1 Melanie Mabrey2 ABSTRACT Objective: Hyperglycemia is common in the inpatient setting and providers frequently rely on …

Risk of Hypoglycemia During Insulin Infusion Directed by Paper Protocol Versus Electronic Glycemic Management System in Critically Ill Patients at a Large Academic Medical Center

In by Heather DelCarpini

Risk of Hypoglycemia During Insulin Infusion Directed by Paper Protocol Versus Electronic Glycemic Management System in Critically Ill Patients at a Large Academic Medical Center Publication Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology Date January 2018 Authors Marina Rabinovich,1 Jessica Grahl,2 Emily Durr,1 Rita Gayed,1 Katleen Chester,1 Raymie McFarland,3 Barbara McLean3 ABSTRACT Background: Insulin infusions are commonly utilized to control hyperglycemia …

May 19, 2017

Clinical Impact of Using eGlycemic Management System for Insulin Therapy at a Large Academic Medical Center

In by Heather DelCarpini

Clinical Impact of Using eGlycemic Management System for Insulin Therapy at a Large Academic Medical Center Presentation International Hospital Diabetes Meeting Date May 2017 Authors Marina Rabinovich, Barbara McLean, Guillermo Umpierrez OBJECTIVE The benefits of optimal glycemic control in hospitalized patients have been widely studied and strategies should focus on controlling hyperglycemia and avoiding hypoglycemia. The primary objective of this …

April 23, 2017

Hospitalization Costs and Clinical Outcomes in CABG Patients Treated with Intensive Insulin Therapy

In by Heather DelCarpini

Hospitalization Costs and Clinical Outcomes in CABG Patients Treated with Intensive Insulin Therapy Publication Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications Date April 2017 Authors Saumeth Cardona,1 Francisco J. Pasquel,1 Maya Fayfman,1 Limin Peng,2 Sol Jacobs,1 Priyathama Vellanki,1 Jeff Weaver,3 Michael Halkos,4,5 Robert A. Guyton,4,5 Vinod H. Thourani,4,5 Guillermo E. Umpierrez1 ABSTRACT Background: The financial impact of intensive (blood glucose [BG] …

November 10, 2016

Does Glycemic Control Using eGMS Reduce Readmission Rates for Hospitalized Patients Undergoing CABG?

In by Heather DelCarpini

Does Glycemic Control Using eGMS Reduce Readmission Rates for Hospitalized Patients Undergoing CABG? Presentation Annual Diabetes Technology Meeting Date November 2016 Authors April Mumpower,1 Tamera Parsons1 OBJECTIVE The CMS Hospital Readmission Reduction (HRR) program added Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) to their list of diagnoses that will be measured beginning in October 2016. Hospitals will be penalized for readmission rates …

June 12, 2016

The Frequency of Hypoglycemia in Hospitalized Patients Treated With Insulin Increases Overall Costs Associated with Hospitalization and Length of Stay

In by Heather DelCarpini

The Frequency of Hypoglycemia in Hospitalized Patients Treated With Insulin Increases Overall Costs Associated with Hospitalization and Length of Stay Presentation American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions Date June 2016 Authors Joseph Aloi,1 Jagdeesh Ullal,2 Amy Henderson,3 Raymie McFarland3 BACKGROUND Hyperglycemia during hospitalization is associated with poor patient outcomes, as well as increased costs, due to impact on length of stay, …

September 15, 2015

Randomized Controlled Trial of Intensive Versus Conservative Glucose Control in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery GLUCO-CABG Trial

In by Heather DelCarpini

Randomized Controlled Trial of Intensive Versus Conservative Glucose Control in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery: GLUCO-CABG Trial Publication Diabetes Care Date September 2015 Authors Guillermo Umpierrez,1 Saumeth Cardona,1 Francisco Pasquel,1 Sol Jacobs,1 Limin Peng,2 Michael Unigwe,1 Christopher Newton,1 Dawn Smiley-Byrd,1 Priyathama Vellanki,1 Michael Halkos,3 John Puskas,3 Robert Guyton,3 Vinod Thourani3 ABSTRACT Objective: The optimal level of glycemic control …

June 7, 2015

Finding the Sweet Spot in Bone Marrow Transplant Patients Computer Guided Glucose Management System in Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Recipients

In by Heather DelCarpini

Finding the Sweet Spot in Bone Marrow Transplant Patients: Computer Guided Glucose Management System in Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Recipients Presentation American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions Date June 2015 Authors Cora Espina, Lenise Taylor, Rafic Farah, Eunipi Cho, Joshua Epworth, Lori Jarrett, Ted Gooley, Paul O’Donnell, Irl Hirsch, Merav Bar Background Allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) is the only potential …

June 15, 2014

Hospitalization Costs, Resource Utilization, and Clinical Outcome in Patients Undergoing CABG Receiving Intensive Versus Conservative Glucose Control

In by Heather DelCarpini

Hospitalization Costs, Resource Utilization, and Clinical Outcome in Patients Undergoing CABG Receiving Intensive Versus Conservative Glucose Control Presentation American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions Date June 2014 Authors D Smiley,1 S Cardona,1 J Weaver,2 K Register,2 L Peng,3 F Pasquel,1 G Umpierrez1 Background It is estimated that 50-90% of patients undergoing coronary artery bypass (CABG) develop hyperglycemia during the hospital course …

May 18, 2012

Perioperative Use of the Glucommander for Glucose Control in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery

In by Heather DelCarpini

Perioperative Use of the Glucommander for Glucose Control in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery Presentation International Anesthesia Research Society Annual Meeting and International Science Symposium Date May 2012 Authors Julie Huffmyer, Franziska Blum, Danja Groves, Edward Nemergut Introduction Hyperglycemia is a common perioperative problem in both diabetic and non-diabetic patients undergoing cardiac surgery.1 Perioperative hyperglycemia is associated with increased morbidity and …

October 16, 2010

Use of the Glucommander for Glycemic Control in Cardiac Surgery Patients

In by Heather DelCarpini

Use of the Glucommander for Glycemic Control in Cardiac Surgery Patients Presentation American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting Date October 2010 Authors Julie Huffmyer, Edward Nemergut INTRODUCTION Over the past several years, multiple studies have illustrated the importance of glycemic control in the cardiac surgical patient. Perioperative hyperglycemia has been associated with an increased incidence of infection as well as …

February 5, 2009

Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of Glucommander, a Computer-based Insulin Infusion Method, in Management of Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Children

In by Heather DelCarpini

Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of Glucommander, a Computer-based Insulin Infusion Method, in Management of Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Children, and Comparing its Clinical Performance With Manually Titrated Insulin Infusion Publication Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism Date February 2009 Authors Amber Fort,1 Umesh Narsinghani,2 Frank Bowyer1 Abstract The Glucommander is a computer-based system for directing intravenous insulin infusion. Using a …