2008- review: Tight glucose control reduces septicemia, but not death, and increases hypoglycemia in critically ill adults

Dodek, Peter
January 2009
ACP Journal Club;1/1/2009, Vol. 150 Issue 1, p3
Academic Journal
The article presents the author's comments on the study titled "Benefits and Risks of Tight Glucose Control in Critically Ill Adults," by researcher Renda Soylemez Wiener and colleagues. It informs that the meta-analysis showed that tight glucose control and usual care did not differ for short-term mortality or new need for dialysis. It states that tight glucose control reduced risk for septicemia but increased risk for hypoglycemia more than usual care.


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