Table of Contents

Physiology of diabetes mellitus and types of insulin.
Subcutaneous insulin: a guide for dosing regimens in the hospital.
IV insulin infusions: how to use an "insulin drip".
Laboratory testing in hospitalized patients with diabetes mellitus.
Inpatient diabetes education: realistic and evidence-based.
Hyperglycemic emergencies: diabetic ketoacidosis and hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state.
Medical nutrition therapy in the hospital.
Insulin pumps and glucose sensors in the hospital.
Non-insulin antidiabetic medications in the inpatient setting.
Hypoglycemia.
Transitioning to outpatient care.
Management of hyperglycemia associated with enteral and parenteral nutrition.
When to consult endocrinology.
Frequently asked questions.