24 through Feb. 17, 2009. A recall of ACCU-CHEK Spirit insulin pumps with “up” and/or “down” buttons that don't work. ... The buttons are used for changing the program in the menu or administering additional insulin.
The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and the American College of Endocrinology offered guidance on optimal and safe use of insulin pumps in a new consensus statement. ... The April ACP Hospitalist also discusses inpatient
Potentially difficult negotiations are just one of the issues that can arise when patients on continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion, or insulin pumps, are admitted to the hospital. ... ratio. With these precautions and a very close eye, patients with
Image by Getty Images. New drugs and insulin pumps add to the challenge of inpatient diabetes care. ... Inpatient diabetes care is getting ever more complicated, thanks to an expanding array of drugs and wider usage of insulin pumps.
This month's issue includes a cover story on contact precautions, features on stroke units and insulin pumps, and an Expert Analysis on Rocky Mountain spotted fever. ... As such, it's important for hospitalists to understand how best to use insulin pumps
As more patients are admitted with insulin pumps or prescriptions for new drug classes, hospitalists will have to figure out how to manage these regimens during their stays.
I wondered if he was not actually insulin deficient, but C peptide was undetectable,” she told us. ... No insulin antibodies either.” She arranged for the patient to wear a three-day glucose monitor.
A safety alert on CT scans and implantable electronic medical devices, such as insulin pumps, that the presence of these devices should not preclude an appropriate and medically indicated CT scan.
Customers may contact Respironics U.S. Customer Service at 1-877-387-3377. A voluntary recall of Medtronic's Quick-set infusion sets, used with MiniMed Paradigm insulin pumps, because the ... This could result in the device delivering too much or too
patients on insulin pumps when insulin infusion is technically interrupted; or in patients who are noncompliant. ... The lack of insulin prevents glucose uptake by muscle and allows unrestrained hepatic glucose production.