TITLE

Audit in a diabetic clinic

AUTHOR(S)
Child, D. F.; Williams, C. P.
PUB. DATE
June 1982
SOURCE
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Jun1982, Vol. 75 Issue 6, p399
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Diabetic control was assessed in 82 established insulin-dependent diabetics using a microcapillary system for home preprandial blood glucose sampling. At initial assessment control in the majority (62%) was found to be unsatisfactory (at least I preprandial blood glucose greater than 13.0 mmol/l or frequent and severe hypoglycaemia). Sixty-three of these patients were assessed on more than one occasion. Only 24% were satisfactorily controlled at their first assessment, but this proportion had risen to 60% after: 12 months. The ability of patients to perform unsupervised blood glucose levels using Ames Glucometers or BM-Glycemie 20-800 test strips was also assessed: 86% of the meter results were within one-third of the laboratory-based results, but there was evidence of bias towards the under-reading of higher glucose values using BM Glycemie 20-800 test strips. Random blood glucose estimations performed in the diabetic clinic were of little value.
ACCESSION #
22778201

 

Related Articles

  • Lactation Intensity and Postpartum Maternal Glucose Tolerance and Insulin Resistance in Women With Recent GDM. Gunderson, Erica P.; Hedderson, Monique M.; Chiang, Vicky; Crites, Yvonne; Walton, David; Azevedo, Robert A.; Fox, Gary; Elmasian, Cathie; Young, Stephen; Salvador, Nora; Lum, Michael; Quesenberry, Charles P.; Lo, Joan C.; Sternfeld, Barbara; Ferrara, Assiamira; Selby, Joseph V. // Diabetes Care;Jan2012, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p50 

    OBJECTIVE--To examine the association between breastfeeding intensity in relation to maternal blood glucose and insulin and glucose intolerance based on the postpartum 2-h 75-g oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) results at 6-9 weeks after a pregnancy with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)....

  • Autosomal recessive renal glucosuria attributable to a mutation in the sodium glucose cotransporter (SGLT2). van den Heuvel, L. P.; Assink, K.; Willemsen, M.; Monnens, L. // Human Genetics;Dec2002, Vol. 111 Issue 6, p544 

    Patients with primary renal glucosuria have normal blood glucose levels, normal oral glucose tolerance test results, and isolated persistant glucosuria. Congenital renal glucosuria is postulated to be attributable to defects in the SGLT2 gene. The Na+/glucose cotransporter gene SGLT2 (=SLC5A2)...

  • Two-Step Approach for the Prediction of Future Type 2 Diabetes Risk. ABDUL-GHANI, MUHAMMAD A.; ABDUL-GHANI, TAMAM; STERN, MICHAEL P.; KARAVIC, JASMINA; TUOMI, TIINAMAIJA; BO, INSOMA; DEFRONZO, RALPH A.; GROOP, LEIF // Diabetes Care;Sep2011, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p2108 

    OBJECTIVE--To develop a model for the prediction of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) risk on the basis of a multivariate logistic model and 1-h plasma glucose concentration (1-h PG). RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS--The model was developed in a cohort of 1,562 nondiabetic subjects from the San...

  • Assessing the Shape of the Glucose Curve During an Oral Glucose Tolerance Test. Tschritter, Otto; Fritsche, Andreas; Shirkavand, Fatemeh; Machicao, Fausto; Häring, Hans; Stumvoll, Michael // Diabetes Care;Apr2003, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p1026 

    OBJECTIVE — The oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) is used to define the status of glucose tolerance based on the plasma glucose level at 120 min. The purpose of the present study was to identify parameters that determine the shape of the plasma glucose course measured at 0, 30, 60, 90,...

  • Fasting Versus Postload Glucose Levels. Gerstein, Hertzel C. // Diabetes Care;Nov2001, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p1855 

    Compares the effectiveness of diagnosing diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) using fasting and postload glucose levels. Diagnostic thresholds for diabetes and IGT: Importance of early diagnosis of both disorders; Value of fasting glucose data.

  • Point: A Glucose Tolerance Test Is Important for Clinical Practice. Tuomilehto, Jaakko // Diabetes Care;Oct2002, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p1880 

    Focuses on the importance of glucose tolerance tests in clinical practice. Report that asymptomatic diabetes increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality; Determination of hyperglycemia; Discussion of screening for blood glucose among high risk patients; Problems with...

  • Diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus using a modified 100 g oral glucose tolerance test. Phaloprakarn, C.; Tangjitgamol, S. // Journal of Perinatology;Jan2008, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p7 

    Objective:To determine an optimal cutoff level of a modified 100 g oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) with its diagnostic performance for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM).Study Design:Obstetric records of 909 women who had undergone a 100 g OGTT were reviewed. A modified 100 g OGTT referred...

  • Dimensional analysis of MINMOD leads to definition of the disposition index of glucose regulation and improved simulation algorithm. Nittala, Aparna; Ghosh, Soumitra; Stefanovski, Darko; Bergman, Richard; Wang, Xujing // BioMedical Engineering OnLine;2006, Vol. 5, p44 

    Background: Frequently Sampled Intravenous Glucose Tolerance Test (FSIVGTT) together with its mathematical model, the minimal model (MINMOD), have become important clinical tools to evaluate the metabolic control of glucose in humans. Dimensional analysis of the model is up to now not available....

  • Correlation of Glycosylated Hemoglobin and Glucose Response to Oral Glucose Tolerance Test. Kokkoris, Panagiotis; Chantziara, Clio; Toloumis, George // Diabetes;Jun2007 Supplement 1, Vol. 56, pA254 

    Glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) is a reliable index of glycemic control in known diabetic patients; but its role is not very clear in riot known diabetics. The aim of the study is to find if there is any correlation between HbA1c and glucose response at the oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) in...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics