Hyperglycemia in Hospitalized Patients, An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline

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The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism published a practice guideline in Jan.2012. Focus of this guideline is management of hyperglycemia in hospitalized patients. some of their recommendations are:

1. bedside accuecheck for at least 24 to 48 hours  for nondiabetic patients with blood glucose levels of > 140 mg/dL and for  patients with normal glucose but receiving treatments such as  steroids, TPN, ….

2. Blood glucose testing for all admitted patients

3. Random targeted blood glucose should be <180 mg/dL.

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Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism

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