Optimizing insulin use in type 2 diabetes: role of basal and prandial insulin in long-term care facilities.

@article{Haas2007OptimizingIU,
  title={Optimizing insulin use in type 2 diabetes: role of basal and prandial insulin in long-term care facilities.},
  author={Linda B. Haas},
  journal={Journal of the American Medical Directors Association},
  year={2007},
  volume={8 8},
  pages={502-10}
}
  • Linda B. Haas
  • Published 2007 in
    Journal of the American Medical Directors…
Approximately 25% of patients in nursing homes have diabetes, and it is the primary reason for 12% of nursing home admissions among residents 45 to 75 years of age. Glycemic control is important to reduce the risk of diabetic complications in this patient population. Management of diabetes in the long-term care setting is complicated, because many residents already have diabetic complications and other comorbidities. Data from several studies suggest that a significant number of nursing home… CONTINUE READING
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