Glucose monitoring in the acutely ill patient with diabetes mellitus.

  • Laurie Quinn
  • Published 1998 in Critical care nursing quarterly

Abstract

The Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT) clearly demonstrated that improved blood-glucose control results in the decreased occurrence and progression of microvascular complications. The progression of acute medical conditions, commonly found in hospitalized diabetic patients, are also related to glycemic control. Glycemic control in the… (More)

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@article{Quinn1998GlucoseMI, title={Glucose monitoring in the acutely ill patient with diabetes mellitus.}, author={Laurie Quinn}, journal={Critical care nursing quarterly}, year={1998}, volume={21 3}, pages={85-96} }