Treatment of inpatient hyperglycemia beginning in the emergency department: a randomized trial using insulins aspart and detemir compared with usual care.

@article{Bernard2011TreatmentOI,
  title={Treatment of inpatient hyperglycemia beginning in the emergency department: a randomized trial using insulins aspart and detemir compared with usual care.},
  author={Jennifer B Bernard and Christina Munoz and Jaime Harper and Michael Muriello and Edward Rico and David Baldwin},
  journal={Journal of hospital medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={6 5},
  pages={279-84}
}
OBJECTIVE We examined the impact of an aspart insulin protocol for treatment of hyperglycemia in the emergency department (ED) coupled with rapid initiation of a detemir-aspart insulin protocol for patients admitted to the hospital. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS ED patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and a blood glucose (BG) ≥ 200 mg/dL were randomized to intervention (INT) or usual care (UC). INT patients (n = 87) received aspart every 2 hours when BG > 200 mg/dL, and if admitted, began… CONTINUE READING
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