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Recommendations are departure from current practice
PHILADELPHIA, February 15, 2011 -- Poorly controlled
hyperglycemia is associated with increased illness, death, and
worsening health outcomes in hospitalized patients. While most
doctors make efforts to prevent and control hyperglycemia in
hospital settings, the use of intensive insulin therapy and optimal
blood glucose range to target in hospitalized patients has been
In "Use of Intensive Insulin Therapy for the Management of
Glycemic Control in Hospitalized Patients: A Clinical Practice
Guideline from the American College of Physicians," published in
the February 15 issue of Annals
of Internal Medicine, ACP makes three recommendations:
"The evidence shows that targeting normal glucose levels of 80
to 110 mg in ICU patients does not lead to better outcomes," said
Amir Qaseem, MD, PhD, MHA, FACP, director of clinical policy for
ACP. "Some studies showed an increase in death with intensive
While the evidence is not sufficient to give a narrower range
for blood glucose levels, ACP says in the guideline, a target of
140 to 200 mg is a reasonable option in ICU patients because this
range is associated with similar mortality outcomes as 80 to 110 mg
blood glucose levels and is associated with a lower risk for
ACP's recommendations are based on a systematic evidence review
of an evidence report sponsored by the Department of Veterans
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