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 …

November 9, 2018

Evaluating the Impact of eGMS Glucommander on Length of Stay, Hypoglycemia and Glucose Control in a Regional Medical Center

In by Heather DelCarpini

Evaluating the Impact of eGMS Glucommander on Length of Stay, Hypoglycemia and Glucose Control in a Regional Medical Center Presentation Annual Diabetes Technology Meeting Date November 2018 Authors LaTivia Carr, Cheryl Rogers, Daniel Ryan, Raymie McFarland, Nives Bernardi, Kelly Frey, Trisha Haines BACKGROUND Healthcare organizations face numerous challenges when implementing glycemic management improvement initiatives. This study examines differences in outcomes …

January 1, 2018

Comparison of Computer-Guided Versus Standard Insulin Infusion Regimens in Patients with Diabetic Ketoacidosis

In by Heather DelCarpini

Comparison of Computer-Guided Versus Standard Insulin Infusion Regimens in Patients With Diabetic Ketoacidosis Publication Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology Date January 2018 Authors Jagdeesh Ullal,1 Joseph A. Aloi,2 David Reyes-Umpierrez,3 Francisco J. Pasquel,3 Raymie McFarland,4 Marina Rabinovich,5 Guillermo E. Umpierrez3 ABSTRACT Background: This study was performed to investigate the efficacy of Glucommander (GM) (Glytec®), a computer-based algorithm versus standard …

June 12, 2016

Selecting the Initial Multiplier and Target Glucose of a Computer-Guided Insulin Delivery System (Glucommander) During Treatment of Diabetic Ketoacidosis

In by Heather DelCarpini

Selecting the Initial Multiplier and Target Glucose of a Computer-Guided Insulin Delivery System (Glucommander) During Treatment of Diabetic Ketoacidosis Presentation American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions Date June 2016 Authors David Reyes-Umpierrez,1 Francisco Pasquel,1 Raymie McFarland,2 Robby Booth,2 Bruce Bode,3 Guillermo Umpierrez1 Introduction A variety of computer-based algorithms to direct nursing staff adjusting insulin infusion rate are commercially available for the …

May 26, 2016

Comparison of Computer-Guided Versus Standard Insulin Infusion Regimens in Patients with Diabetic Ketoacidosis

In by Heather DelCarpini

Comparison of Computer-Guided Versus Standard Insulin Infusion Regimens in Patients with Diabetic Ketoacidosis Presentation American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Scientific & Clinical Congress Date May 2016 Authors Joseph Aloi,1 Harry Hebblewhite,2 Robby Booth,2 Bruce Bode,3 Raymie McFarland,2 David Reyes,4 Amy Henderson,2 Francisco Pasquel,4 Jagdeesh Ullal,5 Guillermo Umpierrez4 Background Continuous insulin infusion (CII) is widely accepted as the standard of care …

January 19, 2016

Use of a Computer-Based Insulin Infusion Algorithm to Treat Diabetic Ketoacidosis in the Emergency Department

In by Heather DelCarpini

Use of a Computer-Based Insulin Infusion Algorithm to Treat Diabetic Ketoacidosis in the Emergency Department Publication Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics Date January 2016 Authors Jagdeesh Ullal,1 Raymie McFarland,2 Margaret Bachand,3 Joseph Aloi4 Abstract Background: Efforts at improving quality metrics in diabetes focus on minimizing adverse events and avoiding re-admissions to the hospital. Our experience with Glucommander (Glytec, Greenville, SC), a …

May 8, 2015

Use of the eGlycemic Management Solution by Glytec Achieves Glucose Targets for Pediatric DKA Patients Safely

In by Heather DelCarpini

Use of the eGlycemic Management Solution by Glytec Achieves Glucose Targets for Pediatric DKA Patients Safely Presentation International Hospital Diabetes Meeting Date May 2015 Authors Amy Henderson, Harry Hebblewhite, Raymie McFarland, Robby Booth, Melanie Mabrey Objective Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) occurs in up to 40% of children with new-onset diabetes mellitus and in children with existing diabetes who develop infection or …

May 17, 2014

Glytec eGlycemic Management System in Combination With Clinical Surveillance Reduces Hypoglycemia and Can Identify Patients at Risk of Increased Length of Stay in Hospitalized Patients With Diabetic Ketoacidosis

In by Heather DelCarpini

Glytec eGlycemic Management System in Combination With Clinical Surveillance Reduces Hypoglycemia and Can Identify Patients at Risk of Increased Length of Stay in Hospitalized Patients With Diabetic Ketoacidosis Presentation American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Scientific & Clinical Congress Date May 2014 Authors Joseph Aloi,1 Anthony Williams,2 Robby Booth,3 Harry Hebblewhite,3 Raymie McFarland,3 Bruce Bode4 Objective Improving the quality and concomitantly …

May 6, 2014

Use of Computer-Based Insulin Delivery Method in Management Of Pediatric Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

In by Heather DelCarpini

Use of Computer-Based Insulin Delivery Method in Management Of Pediatric Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) Presentation World Congress on Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Date May 2014 Authors U Narsinghani,1 J Hutchins,1 B Smith2 Background DKA can be prevented, but accounts for a large proportion of mortality, morbidity and hospitalizations in patients with dlabetes, and …

May 4, 2013

Treatment of Diabetic Ketoacidosis in the Emergency Department Utilizing a Web Based Insulin Infusion Algorithm

In by Heather DelCarpini

Treatment of Diabetic Ketoacidosis in the Emergency Department Utilizing a Web Based Insulin Infusion Algorithm Presentation American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Scientific & Clinical Congress Date May 2013 Authors Joseph Aloi,1 Raymie McFarland,2 Margaret Bachand,3 Courtenay Harrison3 Objective Ongoing efforts at improving quality metrics in the care of persons with diabetes frequently focus on avoiding unnecessary hospitalizations, decreasing length of …

May 2, 2008

Use of a Computerized Intravenous Insulin Algorithm Within a Nurse-Directed Protocol for Patients Undergoing Cardiovascular Surgery

In by Heather DelCarpini

Use of a Computerized Intravenous Insulin Algorithm Within a Nurse-Directed Protocol for Patients Undergoing Cardiovascular Surgery Publication Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology Date May 2008 Authors Paul Davidson,1 R Dennis Steed,2 Bruce Bode,1 Harry Hebblewhite,1 Louis Prevosti,3 Vasundhara Cheekati4 Abstract Background: Several studies have shown the benefits of tight glycemic control in intensive care unit. A large hospital became …