June 25, 2021

IV Insulin via Glucommander, eGlycemic Management System (eGMS), Demonstrates Low Rates of Hypoglycemia in Patients with Low eGFR Compared to Other Electronic Glycemic Management Tools

In by Alexa Driscoll

IV Insulin via Glucommander, eGlycemic Management System (eGMS), Demonstrates Low Rates of Hypoglycemia in Patients with Low eGFR Compared to Other Electronic Glycemic Management Tools Presentation ADA Virtual 81st Scientific Sessions Date June 25, 2021 Authors Bruce Bode, MD, FACE¹, John Clarke, RN, CDCES², Jordan Messler, MD, SFHM, FACP², Robert Booth, CPHQ² AUTHOR AFFILIATIONS ¹Atlanta Diabetes Associates, Atlanta, GA, USA, …

Glycemic Outcomes for Adult Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) With and Without DKA

In by Alexa Driscoll

Glycemic Outcomes for Adult Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) With and Without DKA Presentation ADA Virtual 81st Scientific Sessions Date June 25, 2020 Authors Jordan Messler, MD, SFHM, FACP¹, Priyathama Vellanki, MD², Bruce Bode, MD, FACE³, John Clarke RN, CDCES¹, Robert Booth, CPHQ¹ Author Affiliations ¹Glytec, Waltham, MA, USA, ²Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA, ³Atlanta Diabetes Associates, Atlanta, …

March 12, 2021

Characteristics of and Mortality Associated With Diabetic Ketoacidosis Among US Patients Hospitalized With or Without COVID-19

In by Alexa Driscoll

Characteristics of and Mortality Associated With Diabetic Ketoacidosis Among US Patients Hospitalized With or Without COVID-19 Publication JAMA Network Open Date March 10, 2021 Authors Francisco J. Pasquel, MD, MPH1; Jordan Messler, MD2; Robert Booth, CPHQ2; Beata Kubacka, MSN, AGPCNP-BC, RDN2; April Mumpower, BSHI2; Guillermo Umpierrez, MD1; Joseph Aloi, MD3 Author Affiliations: 1Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, …

February 26, 2021

Remote Continuous Glucose Monitoring With a Computerized Insulin Infusion Protocol for Critically Ill Patients in a COVID-19 Medical ICU: Proof of Concept

In by Alexa Driscoll

Remote Continuous Glucose Monitoring With a Computerized Insulin Infusion Protocol for Critically Ill Patients in a COVID-19 Medical ICU: Proof of Concept Publication Diabetes Care Date February 2021 Authors Georgia M. Davis,1 Eileen Faulds,2 Tara Walker,3 Debbie Vigliotti,4 Marina Rabinovich,4 Joi Hester,5 Limin Peng,6 Barbara McLean,7 Patricia Hannon,7 Norma Poindexter,7 Petrena Saunders,7 Citlalli Perez-Guzman,1 Seema S. Tekwani,8 Greg S. Martin,8 …

June 18, 2020

Reduction of Hypoglycemia Across 180 U.S. Hospitals Using eGlycemic Management System® for IV Insulin Therapy with ICU and non-ICU Patients

In by Andrea Martucci

Reduction of Hypoglycemia Across 180 U.S. Hospitals Using eGlycemic Management System® for IV Insulin Therapy with ICU and non-ICU Patients Presentation Diabetes Technology Society (DTS) Virtual Poster Meeting Date June 18, 2020 Authors Joseph Aloi, MD, Raymie McFarland, CCGB OBJECTIVE Evaluate the broad-scale impact of eGlycemic Management System® (eGMS®)* on incidence of hypoglycemia among ICU and non-ICU patients receiving intravenous …

Improved Patient Safety and Glycemic Outcomes in the ICU Using Computer-Guided Intravenous Insulin Therapy Versus Subcutaneous Insulin Therapy

In by Andrea Martucci

Improved Patient Safety and Glycemic Outcomes in the ICU Using Computer-Guided Intravenous Insulin Therapy Versus Subcutaneous Insulin Therapy Presentation Diabetes Technology Society (DTS) Virtual Poster Meeting Date June 18, 2020 Authors Marina Rabinovich, PharmD, BCPS, Alexandria Hall, PharmD, Rita Gayed, PharmD, BCCCP, Katleen Chester, PharmD, BCCCP, Jennifer Crowe, MHA, CPHQ, Jordan Messler, MD, SFHM, FACP OBJECTIVE Compare the safety and …

Use of Technology Reduces Incidence of Hypoglycemia- Related Adverse Drug Events Among Patients Requiring Insulin Therapy While Hospitalized

In by Andrea Martucci

Use of Technology Reduces Incidence of Hypoglycemia-Related Adverse Drug Events Among Patients Requiring Insulin Therapy While Hospitalized Presentation Diabetes Technology Society (DTS) Virtual Poster Meeting Date June 18, 2020 Authors Debra Dudley, BS, RN, CDE, Mary Gaines, MSN, RN, BC-ADM OBJECTIVE Reduce hypoglycemia-related adverse drug events among patients requiring insulin therapy while hospitalized. METHOD Using insulin to control blood glucose …

Utilization of Computer-Guided Insulin Dosing Reduces Hypoglycemia Adverse Drug Events, Length of Stay and Hospitalization Costs at a Large Pacific Northwest Health System

In by Andrea Martucci

Utilization of Computer-Guided Insulin Dosing Reduces Hypoglycemia Adverse Drug Events, Length of Stay and Hospitalization Costs at a Large Pacific Northwest Health System Presentation Diabetes Technology Society (DTS) Virtual Poster Meeting Date June 18, 2020 Authors Jamie Casanova, PharmD, BCPS, Ann Ohlin, ARNP, Dan Yamasaki, MA, MS, MBA OBJECTIVE Determine whether use of the eGlycemic Management System® (eGMS®)*, an EHR-integrated …

Sustained Hypoglycemia Reduction Using eGlycemic Management System® to Manage Insulin Infusion Therapy Among Critical Care Patients

In by Andrea Martucci

Sustained Hypoglycemia Reduction Using eGlycemic Management System® to Manage Insulin Infusion Therapy Among Critical Care Patients Presentation Diabetes Technology Society (DTS) Virtual Poster Meeting Date June 18, 2020 Authors Barbara McLean, MN, RN, CCNS-BC, NP-BC, Marina Rabinovich, PharmD, BCPS, Jordan Messler, MD, SFHM, FACP OBJECTIVE Identify whether reductions in hypoglycemia have been sustained among critical care patients receiving insulin infusion …

Improved Glycemic Control in the Hospital Using Computer-Driven eGylcemic Management System® Plus High-Reliability Strategies for Basal Bolus Subcutaneous Insulin Therapy

In by Andrea Martucci

Improved Glycemic Control in the Hospital Using Computer-Driven eGlycemic Management System® Plus High-Reliability Strategies for Basal Bolus Subcutaneous Insulin Therapy Presentation Diabetes Technology Society (DTS) Virtual Poster Meeting Date June 18, 2020 Authors H. Courtenay Harrison, Jr., MD, Susan DeAbate, RN, MSN/ED, CDE, Tim Pike, MD, Peggy Braun, RN, BSN, MHA, CENP, Angel Harper-Clarke, BSN, RN, CMSRN, Jordan Messler, MD, …

June 13, 2020

Evaluating the Impact of Glucommander on Improvement in Time-in-Range (TIR) in Type 2 Diabetes using Continuous Glucose Monitoring

In by Andrea Martucci

Evaluating the Impact of Glucommander on Improvement in Time-in-Range (TIR) in Type 2 Diabetes using Continuous Glucose Monitoring Presentation ADA Virtual 80th Scientific Sessions Date June 13, 2020 Authors Bruce Bode, MD, FACE, John Clarke, RN, CDES PURPOSE An IRB-approved proof-of-concept single-center prospective study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of utilizing Glucommander outpatient insulin dosing software to assist providers …

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. …

December 10, 2019

Reducing Critical Hypoglycemia Through Quality Improvement Initiatives and Implementation of an eGlycemic Management System

In by Heather DelCarpini

Reducing Critical Hypoglycemia Through Quality Improvement Initiatives and Implementation of an eGlycemic Management System Presentation IHI National For​um on Quality Improvement in Health Care Date December 2019 Authors Debra Dudley,1 Gam Narapanya,2 Michael Yurso,2 Mary Gaines,3 Jennifer Crowe,3 AIM Reduce critical hypoglycemia (blood glucose <40 mg/dL) among hospitalized patients within two years. BACKGROUND On average, one of every three hospitalized …

Technology-Enabled Glycemic Management Leads to Reductions in Variation and Increased Use of Basal Bolus Regimens for Subcutaneous Insulin Therapy

In by Heather DelCarpini

Technology-Enabled Glycemic Management Leads to Reductions in Variation and Increased Use of Basal Bolus Regimens for Subcutaneous Insulin Therapy Presentation IHI National For​um on Quality Improvement in Health Care Date December 2019 Authors Susan M. De Abate,1 H. Courtenay Harrison, Jr.,1 Jordan Messler,2 AIM Decrease clinical practice variation for glycemic management and increase the number of insulin-requiring patients treated with …

February 15, 2018

Blood Glucose Testing Frequency Correlates to A1c Reduction After 3 Months of Insulin Titration Utilizing Glucommander

In by Heather DelCarpini

Blood Glucose Testing Frequency Correlates to A1c Reduction After 3 Months of Insulin Titration Utilizing Glucommander Presentation International Conference on Advanced Technologies & Treatments for Diabetes Date February 2018 Authors Bruce Bode, John Clarke, Andrew Rhinehart, Robby Booth BACKGROUND Effective basal bolus insulin therapy requires dose titration to identify the right doses for each individual patient. Self-monitoring of blood glucose …

January 1, 2018

Use of Decision Support Software to Titrate Multiple Daily Injections Yielded Sustained A1c Reductions After 1 Year

In by Heather DelCarpini

Use of Decision Support Software to Titrate Multiple Daily Injections Yielded Sustained A1c Reductions After 1 Year Publication Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology Date January 2018 Authors Bruce Bode,1 John G. Clarke,1 Joseph Johnson1 ABSTRACT Purpose: The purpose was to improve the quality of care of at-risk patients through the addition of connected BG meters and CDSS to improve workflow …

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 …

November 3, 2017

Utilization of Electronic Glucose Management Systems for Hospital Discharge Insulin Dosing

In by Heather DelCarpini

Utilization of Electronic Glucose Management Systems for Hospital Discharge Insulin Dosing Presentation Annual Diabetes Technology Meeting Date November 2017 Authors Jagdeesh Ullal, Raymie McFarland, H. Courtenay Harrison, Amy Bedingfield, Jessica Sheehan, Susan DeAbate, Christine Dignan, Rebecca Cwik, Genevieve Thompson, Paul Chidester INTRODUCTION This prospective quality improvement project evaluated the effectiveness an electronic glycemic management system (eGMS®) utilizing Glucommander™ and admission …

September 12, 2017

Use of Decision Support Software To Titrate Multiple Daily Injections Yielded Sustained A1c Reductions After 1 Year

In by Heather DelCarpini

Use of Decision Support Software To Titrate Multiple Daily Injections Yielded Sustained A1c Reductions After 1 Year Presentation European Association for the Study of Diabetes Annual Meeting Date September 2017 Authors Andrew Rhinehart, John Clarke, Robby Booth INTRODUCTION Multiple issues continue to plague diabetes management: High insulin attrition rates1 Ineffective doses of insulin and insufficient dose adjustments2 Insufficient adult endocrinologists …

June 11, 2017

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

In by Heather DelCarpini

Safely Converting From Sliding Scale to Basal Bolus Insulin Across an Entire Medical Center via Implementation of the eGlycemic Management System Reduction in Hypoglycemic Events: 2,434 fewer hypoglycemic events with GM versus UC, resulting in savings of $7,141,356 over the first year, or $2,934 per event. Reduction in Average Length of Stay: 1.67 fewer days, resulting in savings over the …