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

Relationship Between Glycemic Control Using eGMS and Readmission Rates in Cardiovascular Patients Hospitalized with AMI, CHF or Undergoing CABG During the Implementation of a System Wide Glycemic Initiative

In by Heather DelCarpini

Relationship Between Glycemic Control Using eGMS and Readmission Rates in Cardiovascular Patients Hospitalized with AMI, CHF or Undergoing CABG During the Implementation of a System Wide Glycemic Initiative Presentation Annual Diabetes Technology Meeting Date November 2016 Authors April Mumpower,1 Suqin Hou,2 Tamera Parsons,1 Raymie McFarland2 OBJECTIVE The CMS Hospital Readmission Reduction (HRR) program was initiated in 2012 to encourage hospitals …

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

A Comparison of Glycemic Outcomes for Two Computerized Insulin Infusion Algorithms in CV Surgery Patients

In by Heather DelCarpini

A Comparison of Glycemic Outcomes for Two Computerized Insulin Infusion Algorithms in CV Surgery Patients Presentation American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions Date June 2016 Authors Valerie Garrett,1 Linda Fornoff,1 Jodie Becker,1 Raymie McFarland,2 Robby Booth,2 Amy Henderson2 BACKGROUND Hyperglycemia in patients undergoing cardiovascular (CV) surgery is an independent risk factor for increased morbidity and mortality. Studies have shown that optimal …

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 …

Sepsis-Related Dysglycemia Can a Computerized IV Insulin Algorithm Improve Glycemic Control, Reduce Hypoglycemia and Reduce 30-Day Hospital Readmissions?

In by Heather DelCarpini

Sepsis-Related Dysglycemia: Can a Computerized IV Insulin Algorithm Improve Glycemic Control, Reduce Hypoglycemia and Reduce 30-Day Hospital Readmissions? Presentation American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions Date June 2016 Authors Joseph Aloi,1 Raymie McFarland,2 Robby Booth,2 Amy Henderson2 BACKGROUND Dysglycemia has been shown to have a negative impact on patient outcomes including readmissions. Many acute illnesses can result in stress hyperglycemia, even …

May 26, 2016

Improved Inpatient Hypoglycemia Rates With Electronic Glycemic Management System

In by Heather DelCarpini

Improved Inpatient Hypoglycemia Rates With Electronic Glycemic Management System Presentation American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Scientific & Clinical Congress Date May 2016 Authors Joseph Aloi,1 Paul Chidester,2 Amy Henderson,3 Robby Booth,3 Raymie McFarland,3 April Mumford,4 Jagdeesh Ullal5 Background Hypoglycemia is a common adverse event for patients treated with insulin in the hospital setting, and is often considered the rate-limiting step …

April 4, 2016

Blood Glucose Control Using a Computer-Guided Glucose Management System in Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Recipients

In by Heather DelCarpini

Blood Glucose Control Using a Computer-Guided Glucose Management System in Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Recipients Publication Bone Marrow Transplant Date April 2016 AUTHORS C Espina,1 I Jenkins,2 L Taylor,1,2 R Farah,3 E Cho,1,2 J Epworth,1 K Coleman,1,2 J Pinelli,1,2 S Mentzer,1,2 L Jarrett,2 T Gooley,2 P O’Donnell,1,2,4 I Hirsch,1 M Bar,1,2 ABSTRACT Allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) is a potentially …

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 …

October 22, 2015

Finger Stickin’ Good – Improved Glycemic Control in CV Surgery Patients Provides Cost Savings Through Reduction in Point of Care Tests

In by Heather DelCarpini

Finger Stickin’ Good – Improved Glycemic Control in CV Surgery Patients Presentation Annual Diabetes Technology Meeting Date October 2015 Authors Amy Henderson, Andrew Rhinehart, Robby Booth, Raymie McFarland, Tamera Parsons, Lori Hubbard, Randall Ball Objective Glucose control with IV insulin has been shown to provide up to $2,700 in cost savings per patient undergoing cardiovascular surgery with a target of …

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

eGlycemic Management System Safely Achieves Rapid and Sustained Glycemic Control in Kidney Transplant Patients and Reduces Risk of Hypoglycemia Compared to Standard Treatment Protocols

In by Heather DelCarpini

eGlycemic Management System Safely Achieves Rapid and Sustained Glycemic Control in Kidney Transplant Patients and Reduces Risk of Hypoglycemia Compared to Standard Treatment Protocols Presentation American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions Date June 2015 Authors Joseph Aloi,1 Raymie McFarland,2 Jadeesh Ullal,3 Melanie Mabrey,2,4 Kathy Price Ward3 Objective Management of patients with steroid-induced hyperglycemia can be difficult. Intravenous insulin infusions are generally …

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 6, 2015

Patients With Kidney Disease Reach Target Glucose With Low Incidence of Hypoglycemia When IV Insulin Is Managed on eGlycemic Management System Glucommander

In by Heather DelCarpini

Patients With Kidney Disease Reach Target Glucose With Low Incidence of Hypoglycemia When IV Insulin Is Managed on eGlycemic Management System Glucommander Presentation American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions Date June 2015 Authors Joe Aloi,1 Raymie McFarland,2 Robby Booth,2 Melanie Mabrey,2 Paul Chidester,3 Amy Henderson,2 Andrew Rhinehart2 Objective Glucose control in hospitalized patients with kidney disease can be challenging. The impact …

May 16, 2015

eGlycemic Management Solution Provides Safe and Effective Meal Coverage for Critical Care and Surgery Patients Managed With IV Insulin in the Hospital

In by Heather DelCarpini

eGlycemic Management Solution Provides Safe and Effective Meal Coverage for Critical Care and Surgery Patients Managed With IV Insulin in the Hospital Presentation American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Scientific & Clinical Congress Date May 2015 Authors Joseph Aloi,1 Jagdeesh Ullal,2 Paul Chidester,3 Amy Henderson,4 Raymie McFarland,4 Robby Booth4 Objective The management of post-operative and critically ill patients frequently requires the …

eGlycemic Management Solution Safely Achieves Multiple Prescribed Glycemic Targets with Rare Hypoglycemia for Geriatric Inpatients

In by Heather DelCarpini

eGlycemic Management Solution Safely Achieves Multiple Prescribed Glycemic Targets with Rare Hypoglycemia for Geriatric Inpatients Presentation American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Scientific & Clinical Congress Date May 2015 Authors Joseph Aloi,1 Paul Chidester,2 Amy Henderson,3 Robby Booth,3 Raymie McFarland,3 Melanie Mabrey3 Objective The aging population and the number of older persons with diabetes is rising in the United States. Approximately …

eGlycemic Management Solution Safely Achieves Prescribed Glycemic Target with a Low Incidence of Hypoglycemia in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction in the Hospital

In by Heather DelCarpini

eGlycemic Management Solution Safely Achieves Prescribed Glycemic Target with a Low Incidence of Hypoglycemia in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction in the Hospital Presentation American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Scientific & Clinical Congress Date May 2015 Authors Melanie Mabrey,1,2 Jagdeesh Ullal,3 Raymie McFarland,1 Robby Booth,1 Amy Henderson,1 Joseph Aloi4 Objective Acute myocardial infarction (AMI) patients presenting with hyperglycemia on admission …

eGlycemic Management Solution Safely Maintains Glycemic Targets With a Low Incidence of Hypoglycemia for Non-Diabetic CV Surgical Patients in the Inpatient Setting

In by Heather DelCarpini

eGlycemic Management Solution Safely Maintains Glycemic Targets With a Low Incidence of Hypoglycemia for Non-Diabetic CV Surgical Patients in the Inpatient Setting Presentation American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Scientific & Clinical Congress Date May 2015 Authors Joseph Aloi,1 Paul Chidester,2 Jagdeesh Ullal,3 Amy Henderson,4 Robby Booth,4 Raymie McFarland4 Objective Patients without a prior diagnosis of diabetes admitted for cardiovascular (CV) …

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 …

Use of the eGlycemic Management Solution by Glytec Provides Safe and Effective Glucose Control for Cardiac Surgery Patients Managed on IV Insulin Therapy

In by Heather DelCarpini

Use of the eGlycemic Management Solution by Glytec Provides Safe and Effective Glucose Control for Cardiac Surgery Patients Managed on IV Insulin Therapy Presentation International Hospital Diabetes Meeting Date May 2015 Authors Joseph Aloi, Paul Chidester, Amy Henderson, Raymie McFarland, Robby Booth, Melanie Mabrey Objective Patients undergoing cardiovascular (CV) surgery and requiring intravenous (IV) insulin infusions challenge the clinician with …