These guidelines, developed by Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust, describe the management of adult patients with diabetes mellitus during surgery and for elective procedures.
This paper, published in the journal Endocrine Practice, looks at the development of a multidisciplinary Diabetes Inpatient Safety Committee to effectively address the many barriers to achieving glycaemic control in the inpatient setting.
In this paper the authors describe a mobile, patient-operated device that allows the clinician to remotely monitor wounds. This device has a number of potential applications in the community-based management of diabetic foot ulceration.
The Joint British Diabetes Societies (JBDS) for Inpatient Care group was created in 2008 to ‘deliver a set of diabetes inpatient guidelines and proposed standards within secondary care organisations’.