Strategies to minimize the risk of hypoglycemia We addressed the patient risks of severe hypoglycemia in the first part of…

Clinical consequences of severe hypoglycemia In last week’s blog, we described a scenario of a patient receiving intensive insulin therapy,…

Patient risks of severe hypoglycemia Edward Mason is an eighteen-year old male with a height of 175.26 cm (5’9) and…

According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), pregnant women who have never had diabetes before but who have high blood glucose (sugar)…

According to The American Diabetes Association, hypoglycemia is a condition characterized by abnormally low blood glucose (blood sugar) levels, usually…

With diabetes rates unfortunately on the rise, so are the myths surrounding the disease. Anyone involved with diabetes patient care…

Another year is quickly approaching. Thanksgiving is upon us and we wanted to dedicate this blog post to our team…

Prior to 1921, little was known about the function of the pancreas, and a diagnosis of diabetes almost invariably led…

While the amount of hospital resources wasted on medical supplies is relatively easy to calculate, the more insidious expenses – clinical personnel costs – are more difficult to quantify. However, when a Roanoke, Virginia hospital set out to improve patient outcomes by standardizing insulin dosing protocols, the facility discovered substantial savings by mechanizing this process.