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Table 1 Peri-operative glucose targets in national guidelines

From: Management of Hyperglycemia and Diabetes in Orthopedic Surgery

Group Target (noncritically ill patients) Publication year
Joint British Diabetes Societies
For NHS Diabetes (26)
6–10 mmol/L (108–180 mg/dL) target
4–12 mmol/L (72–216 mg/dL) acceptable
2012
AACE/ADA/Endocrine society (25) <140 mg/dL (7.8 mmol/L) and a
random BG of less than 180 mg/dL (10.0 mmol/L)
Consider lower targets in those with previously tight control
2009
Canadian Diabetes Association (27) Fasting 5.0-8.0 mmol/L (90–144 mg/dL)
Random <10 mmol/L (if safely achievable)
2013
The Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (56) 6–10 mmol/L (108–180 mg/dL) target (intra-operatively)
6–12 mmol/L (108–216 mg/dL) acceptable
2015