Research
Print page Print page
Switch language
The Capital Region of Denmark - a part of Copenhagen University Hospital
Published

Oral Treatment of Glucocorticoid-Induced Diabetes Mellitus: A Systematic Review

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterResearchpeer-review

DOI

  1. Switching between GLP-1 receptor agonists in clinical practice: expert consensus and practical guidance

    Research output: Contribution to journalReviewResearchpeer-review

  2. Educational interventions to improve outcomes in patients with atrial fibrillation-a systematic review

    Research output: Contribution to journalReviewResearchpeer-review

  3. Physical activity and type 1 diabetes: Moving from the laboratory to the real world

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearch

  4. Determinants of sexual function and dysfunction in men and women with stroke: A systematic review

    Research output: Contribution to journalReviewResearchpeer-review

View graph of relations

Glucocorticoid-induced diabetes mellitus (GIDM) is a well-known and common metabolic side effect of glucocorticoid (GC) treatment. The risk of developing GIDM in non-diabetic patients who receive systemic GCs, was evaluated in a metanalysis and found to be 18.6%. GIDM is potential life-threatening, and hyperglycaemia, even mild, in hospitalized patients is associated with both increased mortality and increased morbidity. Often, insulin is the preferred treatment option. However, insulin is a high-risk drug and to patients without previously known diabetes, initiation of insulin therapy requires training in blood glucose measurements and insulin injections.

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere13529
JournalInternational Journal of Clinical Practice
Volume74
Issue number8
ISSN1368-5031
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2020

ID: 59837607