Reduction of hospital costs and length of stay by good control of blood glucose levels.

@article{Ahmann2004ReductionOH,
  title={Reduction of hospital costs and length of stay by good control of blood glucose levels.},
  author={Andrew J Ahmann},
  journal={Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists},
  year={2004},
  volume={10 Suppl 2},
  pages={
          53-6
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To discuss the available literature regarding the potential benefits of improving blood glucose control in hospitalized patients. RESULTS Subjects with diabetes constitute an increasing proportion of hospitalized patients. Hospital costs attributable to diabetes are in excess of $40 billion annually in the United States. Numerous reports have confirmed a correlation between blood glucose control at the time of hospitalization and adverse inpatient outcomes for various admission… CONTINUE READING

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