miércoles, 12 de junio de 2013

ACP Releases New Guidelines for In-Hospital Hyperglycemia

The American College of Physicians (ACP) has revised the target blood glucose level for hospitalized patients, stating that doctors should aim for 140 to 200 mg/dL rather than trying to get to normoglycemia — a value of around 80 to 110 mg/dL. The greatest care should be taken among those in intensive care, who should not be given intensive insulin therapy (ITT), says the guidance.
The change is based on a new evidence-based paper published online May 23 in the American Journal of Medical Quality.

Completo aquí: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/804803

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