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Implementation of a Diabetes Management Protocol as Compared to Conventional Management in a Heart Hospital's Non-Intensive Care Unit: Randomized Clinical

2014-08-27 03:12:31 | BioPortfolio

Summary

To asses the effectiveness of implementing a diabetes management protocol (early insulinization, avoiding use of SSI) in a hearth hospital's non-intensive care unit.

Description

Management of diabetes in patients admitted to non-intensive unit of a cardiology hospital in order to reduce the number of episodes of hypo-and hyperglycemia, improve glucose control and reducing the number of hospital days.

Eligibility criteria:

Patients with previous history of diabetes mellitus type 2, or are in use of oral antidiabetics or insulin or having fasting glucose or less 126 mg / dL or random blood glucose greater 200 mg / dL in both sexes, aged greater 18 years.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Diabetes Mellitus Type 2

Intervention

Intensive education of the doctor/nursing team on the protocol

Status

Completed

Source

Instituto de Cardiologia do Rio Grande do Sul

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:31-0400

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