International Hospital Diabetes Meeting

Educational Objectives

At the completion of this meeting, participants will be able to:

  1. Explain how to apply the most recent clinical practice guidelines about glycemic goals to safely improve inpatient management of hyperglycemia.
  2. Identify glycemic goals for intensive care patients
  3. Assess the utility of blood glucose monitoring,continuous glucose monitoring, insulin dose calculators, pens, pumps, and other technologies in the critical care and non-critical care units.
  4. Recognize the importance of hypoglycemia in hospitalized patients and learn ways to avoid it.
  5. State how to achieve better glycemic control in: A) the perioperative period; B) during and after dialysis; C) in the transition from critical care to non-critical care units; and D) steroid recipients.
  6. Identify the members of hospital glucose management teams and their roles.