Glucometrics and Insulinometrics

Glucometrics and Insulinometrics Curr Diab Rep (2017) 17:121 DOI 10.1007/s11892-017-0964-2 HEALTH CARE DELIVERY SYSTEMS AND IMPLEMENTATION IN DIABETES (ME MCDONNELL AND AR SADHU, SECTION EDITORS) 1 1 Bithika M. Thompson & Curtiss B. Cook Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2017 Abstract Introduction Purpose of Review Glucometrics is the systematic analysis of inpatient glucose data and is of key interest as hospitals strive Hospital discharges related to diabetes mellitus continue to improve inpatient glycemic control. Insulinometrics is the to increase [1]. Now that guidelines for inpatient glycemic systematic analysis and reporting of inpatient insulin therapy. control are available, it is essential that hospitals have the This paper reviews some of the questions to be resolved be- ability to monitor their efforts to assure management fore a national benchmarking process can be developed that guidelines are met [2, 3, 4� , 5, 6]. Glucometrics has been will allow institutions to track and compare inpatient glucose defined as the “systematic analysis of inpatient blood glu- control performance against established guidelines. cose data” [7]. The rationale for tracking and reporting Recent Findings There remains a lack of standardization on inpatient glucose control statistics is based on the assump- how glucometircs should be measured and reported. Before tion Current Diabetes Reports Springer Journals

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