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Continuous insulin infusion therapy: It’s not just for the ICU anymore

Administering continuous insulin infusions on every hospital unit improves glycemic control and patient outcomes.

Differentiating diabetes complications: What’s your call?

A patient who collapsed at home arrives at the hospital with a blood glucose level off the charts, plus extreme thirst and polyuria. Think his diagnosis is cut and dried? Think again.

Microalbumin: Little test, big payoff

The earlier renal disease is detected, the better. That's why the microalbumin test is so important for patients with certain chronic conditions.