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Nutritional Assessment - Glucose Targets

Explain further what the following statement means: nutritional assessments are conducted for patients not consistently reaching glucose targets. Who does the assessment? What type of glucose targets are you referring too? DSDF.3 EP.2.a

In this specific requirement, the diabetes program/the hospital determines who will do the assessment and what glucose targets will trigger the assessment. The intent of this standard is to identify if the food intake or lack of is creating blood glucose levels outside of the established glucose targets. The glucose target targets can be hypoglycemic levels or hyperglycemic levels.
Last updated on April 11, 2016
Manual: Advanced DSC - Inpatient Diabetes
Chapter: Delivering or Facilitating Clinical Care DSDF

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