How To Achieve Optimal Perioperative Glycemic Control In Patients With Diabetes

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At present, there is no universally accepted perioperative protocol for glycemic control. This is largely attributed to the variety of treatments and level of customization required to optimize the patient.
Here one can see a postoperative infection that occurred after a patient with diabetes had undergone surgery for a chronic plantar foot ulcer. Researchers say hyperglycemia, especially blood glucose levels over 200 mg/dL, can increase the risk of post-op
How To Achieve Optimal Perioperative Glycemic Control In Patients With Diabetes
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By Emily A. Cook, DPM, Jeremy J. Cook, DPM, and Barry I. Rosenblum, DPM

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