Prevalence and Impact of Unknown Diabetes in the ICU.

@article{Carpenter2015PrevalenceAI,
  title={Prevalence and Impact of Unknown Diabetes in the ICU.},
  author={David L Carpenter and Sara R. Gregg and Kejun Xu and Timothy G. Buchman and Craig M. Coopersmith},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={43 12},
  pages={e541-50}
}
OBJECTIVES Many patients with diabetes and their care providers are unaware of the presence of the disease. Dysglycemia encompassing hyperglycemia, hypoglycemia, and glucose variability is common in the ICU in patients with and without diabetes. The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of unknown diabetes on glycemic control in the ICU. DESIGN Prospective observational study. SETTING Nine ICUs in an academic, tertiary hospital and a hybrid academic/community hospital… CONTINUE READING

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