Hospital management of hyperglycemia

Current Opinion in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Obesity, 03/22/2011

Newly updated national guidelines call for a blood glucose target for critically ill patients of 140–180 mg/dl, using a continuous insulin infusion if needed. In the noncritically ill, a value less than 140 mg/dl before meals and less than 180 on random checks is recommended.

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