Endocrine Disorders: Evaluation and Management

  • Author: Todd T. Brown, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 11/14/16 (What's New)

Summary

  • A diabetologist should be consulted if the patient remains hyperglycemic despite 2-3 medications, if there is significant glycemic lability, if there are comorbidities complicating care (eg, hepatic or renal failure), or if there are new diabetic complications
  • Patients with new-onset diabetes often benefit from diabetes education

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