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Nutrition Support of Adult Patients With Hyperglycemia

Recommendations

We recommend a target blood glucose goal range of 140–180 mg/dL (7.8–10 mmol/L). (S)
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We recommend that hypoglycemia be defined as a blood concentration of <70 mg/dL (<3.9 mmol/L). (S)
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We cannot make a recommendation at this time. (FR)
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Recommendation Grading

Overview

Title

Nutrition Support of Adult Patients With Hyperglycemia

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

June 29, 2012

Document Type

Guideline

External Publication Status

Published

Country of Publication

US

Inclusion Criteria

Female, Male, Adult, Older adult

Health Care Settings

Hospital, Long term care

Intended Users

Dietician nutritionist

Scope

Management

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D018529 - Nutritional Support, D006943 - Hyperglycemia

Keywords

diabetes, type 2 diabetes mellitus, type 1 diabetes mellitus, hyperglycemia