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Admission Glucose ICU Study

This study has been completed.
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First received: December 5, 2007
Last updated: November 25, 2015
Last verified: September 2007
Determine if routine BG testing at the time of ICU admission is being done on all patients, irrespective of a prior diagnosis of diabetes mellitus, and whether it provides clinically important information.

Condition Intervention
Hyperglycemia Procedure: BG Test

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Evaluation of Admission Blood Glucose Levels in the Intensive Care Unit

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Study Start Date: December 2003
Study Completion Date: September 2004
Detailed Description:

This prospective, observational study was performed in the medical-surgical ICU of a single hospital within a large multi-specialty healthcare system.

It was determined that it was not standard care to do glucose testing on all patients admitted to medical/surgical ICU's who did not have diagnosed diabetes and varied widely with the admitting service.

The primary objective of the study was to assess the availability and clinical value of blood glucose testing at the time of ICU admission after testing was implemented as routine care in the ICU.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • ICU Admission

Exclusion Criteria:

  • < 18 years of age
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00569322

United States, Minnesota
Methodist Hospital - Park Nicollet Health Services
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55416
Sponsors and Collaborators
HealthPartners Institute
Principal Investigator: Lisa H Fish, MD International Diabetes Center - Park Nicollet Health Services
  More Information Identifier: NCT00569322     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 01817-03-C
Study First Received: December 5, 2007
Last Updated: November 25, 2015

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases processed this record on June 23, 2017