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Prevalence of hyperglycemia and incidence of stress hyperglycemia in hospitalized patients: A retrospective cohort

Published:April 29, 2017DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejim.2017.04.012
      Hospital hyperglycemia (HH), defined as any glycemia value >140 mg/dl according the last consensus [
      • American Diabetes Association
      14. Diabetes care in the hospital.
      ], may occur in people who were previously diagnosed diabetes, as well as in those with undiagnosed diabetes or without diabetes, the last case is also called stress hyperglycemia (SH) [
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      • Bloomgarden Z.T.
      • Grunberger G.
      • Umpierrez G.
      • Zimmerman R.S.
      • Bailey T.S.
      • et al.
      American association of clinical endocrinologists and american college of endocrinology - clinical practice guidelines for developing a diabetes mellitus comprehensive care plan - 2015.
      ].

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