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- Explain the roles of history-taking, glycated hemoglobin A1c and antihyperglycemic drugs (oral, non-insulin injectable, and insulin) in the perioperative period.
- Describe insulin management in non-critically and in critically ill surgical patients; including dose calculation and transitioning from intravenous to subcutaneous insulin.
- Identify and describe the significance of optimal glycemic targets in the perioperative period.
- Review the importance of improving care coordination amongst the interprofessional team to enhance the delivery of care for patients with diabetes mellitus in the perioperative period, including the formulation of a safe discharge plan.
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- Authors: Prerna Dogra
- Editors: Ishwarlal Jialal
- Editors-In-Chief: Chaddie Doerr
Chief Medical Reviewer: Catherine Anastasopoulou
- Nurse Planner/Reviewer: Sandra Coleman
- Pharmacy Planner/Reviewer: Mark V. Pellegrini
- Physician Planner/Reviewer: Scott C. Dulebohn
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American Board of Anesthesiology
- Critical Care Medicine
- General Operative Anesthesia
- Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
- Pediatric Endocrinology
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- Name: 'Pre-operative Insulin.PNG' Attribution: Contributed by Prerna Dogra, MD