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Hospital hyperglycemia protocol for non-critical patients in a tertiary-level university hospital

Renata Leite*

Published: 26 October, 2022 | Volume 6 - Issue 1 | Pages: 027-030

Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is a frequent comorbidity in hospitalized patients, with prevalence ranging from 15% - 35%. However, in almost half of the cases, this antecedent is omitted in the medical records or even unknown by the patient. Furthermore, about 10% of hospitalized individuals may have hyperglycemia of stress, a condition characterized by transient and reversible elevation of blood glucose, in the presence of acute circumstances, such as trauma, surgery, medications, shock, or infections [1].

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