Implementation of Protocols for Glucose Control in Patients Hospitalized in Internal Medicine Departments in Israel

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Objective: The purpose of this study is to determine the degree of implementation of a protocol for managing hyperglycemic patients hospitalized in general medical wards. The protocol, recommended by the Israeli Society of Internal Medicine, consists of a target blood glucose level of 140-180 mg/dl and a treatment algorithm based on once-daily administration of subcutaneous basal insulin plus prandial short-acting insulin.
Methods: A questionnaire for physicians on various aspects of glucose control in patients hospitalized in medical wards was published on the ISIM website between June and December read more..


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