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ea0056gp99 | Diabetes Therapy | ECE2018

Optimal time for measuringglucose level to detect steroid induced hyperglycaemia

Cansu Guven Baris , Cansu Dondu Uskudar , Taskiran Bengur , Bilge Sule Yasar , Bilgin Muzaffer , Korkmaz Cengiz

Purpose: Steroid usage may cause hyperglycaemia in non-diabetic patients. We aimed to detect the onset of hyperglycaemia and the best time for glucose measuring over a short time span (1–5 days) in non-diabetic patients who commenced moderate or high dose steroid therapy.Methods: Electronic data of patients, who were commenced moderate or high dose steroid therapy (15–60 mg prednisolone or equivalent dose methyl prednisolone) due to inflammator...