Nicole Artz, MD, a hospitalist and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Chicago Hospital, discusses implications of hyperglycemia in hospitalized patients.

References and Resources
ACE/ADA Task Force on Inpatient Diabetes. American College of Endocrinology and American Diabetes Association Consensus statement on inpatient diabetes and glycemic control: A call to action. Diabetes Care. 2006 Aug;29(8):1955-62.
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Furnary AP, Wu Y. Clinical effects of hyperglycemia in the cardiac surgery population: the Portland Diabetic Project. Endocr Pract. 2006 Jul-Aug;12 Suppl 3:22-6.
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