Hyperglycemia

Transplant, steroids, and diabetes: Inpatient and outpatient management

Transplant, steroids, and diabetes: Inpatient and outpatient management

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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.

Transitioning a patient with a complex insulin regimen from hospital to home

Transitioning a patient with a complex insulin regimen from hospital to home

When creating outpatient diabetes management plan, the patient's inpatient medication regimen should be considered but not necessarily replicated.

Updated recommendations for managing hyperglycemia in type 2 diabetes

Updated recommendations for managing hyperglycemia in type 2 diabetes

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.

Hypoglycemia in an ambulatory-care setting

Hypoglycemia in an ambulatory-care setting

A type 1 diabetes patient presents to an outpatient facility agitated and slurring his words. Emergency medical help was called to assist the patient.

Preoperative management in a patient with type 2 diabetes

Preoperative management in a patient with type 2 diabetes

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.

Hyperglycemia predicts death in pneumonia

Hyperglycemia predicts death in pneumonia

Risk of death at 90 days up for pneumonia patients without preexisting diabetes who present with hyperglycemia.

Statin label to carry diabetes warning

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The FDA warns of a small increased risk for elevated blood glucose levels and possible problems with transient memory and cognition with statin use.

Insulin detemir as first-line diabetes treatment

What are the effects of using insulin detemir as first-line treatment for type 2 diabetes?

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