The classification of hospitalized patients with hyperglycemia and its implication on outcome: results from a prospective observational study in Internal Medicine.


The relevance of classifying hyperglycemic hospitalized subjects (HS) as known diabetes (D), newly discovered diabetes (ND), and stress hyperglycemia (SH) is unclear. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence, in-hospital mortality, and length of stay (LOS) of three different phenotypes of HS. Fasting glucose ≥126 mg/dL (7 mmol/L) or random… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11739-015-1358-6