Patient Self-Management of Diabetes Care in the Inpatient Setting: Pro.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Patients should be allowed to manage their diabetes in the hospital. Diabetes mellitus is a common and sometimes difficult to control medical issue in hospitalized patients. Oftentimes patients who have been controlling their diabetes well as an outpatient are not allowed to continue this management on the inpatient setting, which can lead to hypo- and hyperglycemia. Involving the patient in his or her diabetes care, including self-management in select patients, may provide a safe and effective way of improving glycemic control and patient satisfaction. This may particularly benefit the dosing and coordination of meal-time.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Mabrey, ME; Setji, TL

Published Date

  • June 19, 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 9 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 1152 - 1154

PubMed ID

  • 26092686

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC4667327

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1932-2968

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1177/1932296815590827


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States