Monday, January 16, 2017

Diabetes discharge checklist

A 55 year old business executive is being discharged from the hospital after a brief admission for cellulitis.  His only PMH is HTN and obesity.  During his stay, his casual serum glucoses were found to be in the high 200s mg/dL and a hemoglobin A1C resulted at 11.6%.  What should be done at the inpatient to outpatient transition to address his diabetes?

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