- Are You and Your Diabetes Ready For a Hospital Stay? Olinghouse, Christine // Diabetes Health;Oct2004, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p54
Presents suggestions for people with diabetes during hospitalization. Lack of referenced protocols by hospitals for institutions when caring for patients with diabetes; Preparation of medical devices needed during stay in the hospital; Preparations for a surgery.
- Improving Outcomes for Diabetic Patients Undergoing Vascular Surgery. Najarian, Joyce; Swavely, Deborah; Wilson, Eric; Merkle, Larry; Wasser, Thomas; Quinn, Angela Hesener; Urffer, Sallie; Young, Mark // Diabetes Spectrum;Winter2005, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p53
Improving management of inpatients with diabetes undergoing vascular surgery requires collaboration among many health care practitioners. This article describes a performance improvement project that implemented two evidence-based algorithmic order sets to guide perioperative glucose management...
- The sizable cost of treating patients with diabetes. Rubin, RJ; Altman, WM // Patient Care;6/15/1994, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p6
Reports on the economic aspects of treating patients with diabetes. Inpatient and outpatient hospital care; Recommendations for disease management and prevention.
- A Diabetes Report Card for the United States: Quality of Care in the 1990s. Saaddine, Jinan B.; Engelgau, Michael M.; Beckles, Gloria L.; Gregg, Edward W.; Thompson, Theodore J.; Narayan, K. M. Venkat // Annals of Internal Medicine;4/16/2002, Vol. 136 Issue 8, p565
Background: Improving diabetes care in the United States is a topic of concern. Objective: To document the quality of diabetes care during 1988-1995. Design: National population-based cross-sectional surveys. Setting: Third U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)...
- Management of hospitalized patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Lilley, Sandra H.; Levine, Gary I. // American Family Physician;3/1/1998, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p1079
Presents information in relation to hospitalized patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Insight on the prevalence of diabetes mellitus in hospitalized patients; Information on glucose control in patients; Details on treatment.
- Structured health care for subjects with diabetic foot ulcers results in a reduction of major amputation rates. Weck, Matthias; Slesaczeck, Torsten; Paetzold, Hartmut; Muench, Dirk; Nanning3, Thomas; Von Gagern, Georg; Brechow, Andrej; Dietrich, Ulf; Holfert, Mandy; Bornstein, Stefan; Barthel, Andreas; Thomas, Antje; Koehler, Carsta; Hanefeld, Markolf // Cardiovascular Diabetology;2013, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p1
Objective: We tested the effects of structured health care for the diabetic foot in one region in Germany aiming to reduce the number of major amputations. Research design and methods: In a prospective study we investigated patients with diabetic foot in a structured system of outpatient,...
- Emergency diabetes care on the increase. // Emergency Nurse;Jul2008, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p2
The article reports on the prevalence of diabetes among children in Great Britain. According to Diabetes UK, children and young people under 18 years old accounted for more than one quarter of the 12, 326 emergency admission for diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) from April 2006 to March 2007. DKA...
- Trends in Hospitalizations for Diabetes Among Children and Young Adults. Lee, Joyce M.; Okumura, Megumi J.; Freed, Gary L.; Menon, Ram K.; Davis, Matthew M. // Diabetes Care;Dec2007, Vol. 30 Issue 12, p3035
OBJECTIVE -- The purpose of this study was to examine national trends in hospitalizations associated with diabetes for U.S. children and young adults. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS -- The study included hospital discharges for individuals aged 0-29 years with a diagnosis of diabetes (250.xx) in...
- DIABETIC FOOT ULCERS: CURRENT TRENDS IN MANAGEMENT. Igbinovia, E. // Benin Journal of Postgraduate Medicine;2009, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p130
The Diabetic foot is the commonest complication of Diabetes and is a leading cause of hospitalization and prolonged in - patient treatment. Diabetic foot ulcer is far and away the most frequent indication for non traumatic lower limb amputations. Appropriate preventive measures as well as...