Intensive insulin therapy reduced morbidity but not mortality in patients in the medical intensive care unit

September 2006
ACP Journal Club;Sep/Oct2006, Vol. 145 Issue 2, p34
Academic Journal
The article presents information on a study related to intensive insulin therapy in the medical intensive care unit in Leuven, Belgium. The study was conducted by G. Van den Berghe, A. Wilmer and G. Hermans. It involved 1200 medical patients. It was found that intensive insulin therapy reduced morbidity but not mortality, in patients in the medical intensive care unit.


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