Insulin

Innovations

Financial Incentives Do Not Improve Glucose Control in African-American Veterans With Diabetes 06/08/12

At the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, African-American veterans with uncontrolled diabetes earned payments for reducing their glucose levels over a 6-month period. Rewards ranged...

Telephone-Based Mentoring From Demographically Similar Peers Improves Diabetes Control in African-American Veterans 06/04/12

At the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, African-American veterans with diabetes who had their blood glucose under control served as mentors to diabetes patients with a similar racial...

School Nurses Provide Daily Testing, As-Needed Administration of Insulin, Leading to Better Glycemic Control in Low-Income Students With Diabetes 12/16/08

A hospital-based diabetes care center works in partnership with school nurses in local middle and high schools to proactively manage type I diabetes in (mostly low-income) students with poor blood...

Hourly Testing and As-Needed Dosing Adjustments Significantly Improve Effectiveness of Glycemic Control in Intensive Care Unit Patients 01/31/08

To reduce the high percentage of intensive care unit patients with hyperglycemia (elevated blood glucose levels), Indiana University Health, formerly Clarian Health Partners, developed and...

QualityTools

Ambulatory Patient Safety Toolkit 12/17/07

These 11 assessment tools and project summaries were developed to help medical providers evaluate their offices’ practices in identified structural and process measures that relate to patient safety. The 40-page toolkit provides brief narratives...

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