Higher insulin infusion rate but not 24-h insulin consumption is associated with hypoglycemia in critically ill patients

John J. Radosevich, Asad E Patanwala, Paul D. Frey, Yong G. Lee, Holly Paddock, Brian L Erstad

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Abstract

Aims: To assess the association between insulin infusion rates, and 24-h insulin consumption on hypoglycemia in the intensive care unit (ICU). Methods: This was a retrospective case-control study, conducted at an academic institution in the United States. Adult patients admitted to the ICU receiving intravenous insulin infusions for blood glucose control were included. Hypoglycemic (blood glucose

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)322-327
Number of pages6
JournalDiabetes Research and Clinical Practice
Volume110
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2015

Keywords

  • Critical care
  • Critical illness
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Insulin
  • Intensive care

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology

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