Hospital Dysglycemia and the Importance of Nutrition Therapy

Publish Date: May 2017
Author(s): Rachel A. Johnson, RD

Abstract:

Managing hospital dysglycemia is critical to improving outcomes and is a marker for quality of care. Nutrition therapy is a key component in the comprehensive management of diabetes and hyperglycemia in the hospital setting. Glycemia-targeted nutritional formulas can positively impact postprandial glycemic response, mean glucose, and glycemic variability; and help reduce insulin requirements, length of stay, and hospital cost.
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RACHEL A. JOHNSON, RD

Scientific and Medical Affairs, Abbott Nutrition; Columbus Oh
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