A patient, aged 60 years, was admitted to the hospital to undergo renal transplant therapy. He had a history of type 2 diabetes for 15 years.
When creating outpatient diabetes management plan, the patient's inpatient medication regimen should be considered but not necessarily replicated.
In 2012, the ADA and the EASD published a position statement on the management of hyperglycemia in patients with T2DM. In January, 2015, the ADA and EASD issued an update to the original 2012 statement.
A type 1 diabetes patient presents to an outpatient facility agitated and slurring his words. Emergency medical help was called to assist the patient.
After a patient's elective surgery was postponed due to glucose readings, an assessment of his medical profile and history were evaluated to manage his type 2 diabetes mellitus complications.
Risk of death at 90 days up for pneumonia patients without preexisting diabetes who present with hyperglycemia.
The FDA warns of a small increased risk for elevated blood glucose levels and possible problems with transient memory and cognition with statin use.
What are the effects of using insulin detemir as first-line treatment for type 2 diabetes?