Search Tag: hyperglycaemia

ICU Management

Does Tight Glycaemic Control Benefit Critically Ill Children?

2017 31 Jan

Critically ill children with hyperglycaemia did not benefit from tight glycaemic control targetted to a blood glucose level of 80 to 110 mg per decilitre, as compared with a level of 150 to 180 mg per decilitre, according to results of a multicentre trial reported in The New England Journal of Medicine. The trial was stopped early, on the recommendation... Read more

IT Management

FDA Approval for First Glucose Monitoring App

2015 29 Jan

Dexcom, Inc. (San Diego, CA) has become the first company to obtain U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) pre-market approval for its mobile apps to support continuous glucose monitoring. The new apps are intended to make it easier for care managers and loved ones to closely monitor glucose levels to avoid complications, such as hyperglycaemia, which... Read more