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Neutral protamine hagedorn/regular insulin in the treatment of inpatient hyperglycemia: Comparison of 3 basal-bolus regimens.

Authors
  • Quintanilla-Flores, Dania Lizet1
  • González-González, José Gerardo2
  • García-De la Cruz, Guillermo3
  • Tamez-Pérez, Héctor Eloy4
  • 1 Department of Internal Medicine, "Dr. José Eleuterio González" University Hospital, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Monterrey, Nuevo León 64460, México.
  • 2 Endocrinology Service, "Dr. José Eleuterio González" University Hospital, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Monterrey, Nuevo León 64460, México.
  • 3 School of Medicine, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Monterrey, Nuevo León 64460, México.
  • 4 Research Division, School of Medicine, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Monterrey, Nuevo León 64460, México. [email protected]
Type
Published Article
Journal
World Journal of Diabetes
Publisher
Baishideng Publishing Group Co (World Journal of Diabetes)
Publication Date
Oct 15, 2017
Volume
8
Issue
10
Pages
455–463
Identifiers
DOI: 10.4239/wjd.v8.i10.455
PMID: 29085572
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

NPH insulin administered in a once-daily regimen resulted in improvement in glycemic control with similar rates of hypoglycemia compared to a twice-daily and a three times-daily regimen. Further studies are needed to evaluate whether this regimen could be implemented in all hospitalized patients with hyperglycemia.

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