Better diabetes care (Hypoglycaemia)- May 2013

Listed below is the high level evidence on Tight Glycemic Control (Hypoglycaemia) 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 4 Doctors core skills programme developed in the Trust.


Local (HEFT) Policies

The Management of Hypoglycaemia in Adults with Diabetes Mellitus

Phil Dyer, Catherine Holmes, Sharon Jones, Urmila Griffiths.

Review date September 2012


NICE (guidelines and pathways)

Diabetes pathway


Map of Medicine

Diabetes – suspected in adults


Systemat​ic 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)

Management of diabetes – A national clinical guideline

SIGN 116 – March 2010


NHS Evidence

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

January 2012

Hypoglycaemia and risk of death in critically ill patients

New evidence: NICE-SUGAR study investigators 2012

Tight glycemic control and computerized decision-support systems: a systematic review

September 2009

Toward understanding tight glycemic control in the ICU: a systematic review and metaanalysis.

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination 2009