It’s About Time! Reducing Hypoglycemia in the Inpatient Setting


During this webinar, Lucille Hughes, Director of Diabetes Education at South Nassau Communities Hospital, and Dr. Patrick Burgess, founder and inventor of EndoTool, discuss the common causes for inpatient hypoglycemia, focusing on the timing of blood glucose checks and insulin delivery and initiatives that can be taken to reduce hypoglycemia.

  • List several root causes of hypoglycemia in the inpatient settings.
  • Understand how timing of blood glucose monitoring and insulin delivery impacts the risk of hypoglycemia.
  • Discuss several strategies that can improve timing of blood glucose monitoring and insulin delivery.
  • Describe each team member’s role in reducing hypoglycemia in the inpatient setting.

Lucile Hughes, DNP, MSN/Ed, CDE, BC-ADM, FAADE
Director of Diabetes Education, South Nassau Communities Hospital

Patrick Burgess, MD, PhD
Founder and Inventor of EndoTool