Better diabetes care (Hyperglycemia)- May 2013

Listed below is the high level evidence on Tight Glycemic Control (Hyperglycemia) produced by NICE, SIGN and NHS based organisations. Also included are the European Society guidelines where available. This list is produced and maintained by HEFT Library Services to support VITAL for Doctors core skills programme developed in the Trust.


Local (HEFT) Policies

Control of Hyperglycemia in the ill patient

Phil Dyer, Catherine Holmes, Sharon Jones, Urmila Griffiths

Next review date September 2012

Hyperglcaemia and Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) Worksheet

Anthony Barnett

Review date: September 2012

Managing Hyperglycaemia in hospitalised patient already on insulin

Philip Dyer, Catherine Holmes, Sharon Jones and Urmila Griffiths

Next review date September 2012


NICE (guidelines and pathways)

Diabetes pathway

Hyperglycaemia in acute coronary syndromes


Map of Medicine

Diabetes – suspected in adults


Systematic Reviews – Cochrane Library

Perioperative glycaemic control for diabetic patients undergoing surgery

September 2012

Targeting intensive glycaemic control versus targeting conventional glycaemic control for type 2 diabetes mellitus

February 2012


Other National Guidelines & Non-UK Guidelines (includes Professional Bodies/Associations)

The management of hyperosomolar hyperglycaemic state (HHS) in adults with diabetes

Joint British Diabetes Societies Inpatient Care Group

August 2012


NHS Evidence

Glycemic Control in Non-Critically Ill Hospitalized Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

January 2012

Management of hyperglycemia in hospitalized patients in non-critical care setting: an endocrine society clinical practice guideline.

January 2012