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Exchange Information Implementation Guide Professional Development Resource Room Project Team Main Resource Room Home Glycemic Control Resource Room

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This Resource Room as well as the Glycemic Control Implementation Guide has a section on Building and Implementing the Subcutaneous Insulin Order Set. These include details of preferred subcutaneous insulin strategies for a variety of forms of nutritional intake and the translation of these into algorithms and protocols using high reliability design. The specifics chosen by your institution will need to take into consideration the setting, providers, glycemic control goals, existing protocols, type of order entry (paper or computer), and more. There is no "one size fits all" order set. However, several institutions have protocols that do an excellent job incorporating some of these features. This section features examples of Insulin Orders, Protocols, Reference Guides, and links to commercial enterprises.

Insulin Orders & Protocols: Subcutaneous

Insulin Orders & Protocols: IV Insulin Infusions

Reference Guides

Data Collection Tools

Links to Commercial Enterprises




The clinical tools were compiled by the Glycemic Control Resource Room Project Team to provide teams developing interventions to improve inpatient care with “real world” examples of what other institutions use. The tools have been implemented in a variety of clinical settings and include order sets, guidelines, and protocols. The resulting library of institution specific tools does not imply endorsement by the Glycemic Control Resource Room Project Team or SHM.

Glycemic Control Resource Room Project Team
This resource room is supported in part by an educational grant from sanofi-aventis US, LLC

The Glycemic Control Resource Room is an online resource for visitors to the Society of Hospital Medicine's website. All content and links have been reviewed by the Glycemic Control Resource Room Project Team, however the Society of Hospital Medicine does not exercise any editorial control over content associated with the external links that have been made available via this website.
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