New standards back down from intensive glucose control in hospitals

Thompson, Cheryl A.
March 2010
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;3/1/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 5, p335
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the standards of the American Diabetes Association for intensive glucose control of critically ill patients in hospitals. Study suggests that targeting a glucose of 110 milligram per deciliter (mg/dL) for intensive care unit (ICU) patients should be stopped. An endocrinologist recommends that a glucose target of 120-150 mg/dL for glycemic control. It also aims to achieve normal blood glucose levels.


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