I was just reading this article about and audit report that revealed that most patients that are hospitalized for some other reason receive very poor diabetes care and can be at risk for Ketoacidosis.
You can read the whole article here: http://www.diabeticconnect.com/diabetes-news/...
This article struck a cord with me because during my last pregnancy I received horrible care when it came to my diabetes. No one there knew what they were doing for diabetes care. I had preterm labor and was hospitalized about a month before my baby was due and ended up staying in the hospital several days longer than I needed to because they kept trying to adjust my insulin for me causing to go up and down like a roller coaster. I tried to tell them that it would be better if I did it myself. I have learned from my mistakes and will never ever let a nurse try to control my insulin for me. Now every time I go to the hospital I demand that I stay in control of my blood sugar testing and the insulin that I give. That is the only way that they won't put me at serious risk.
Has anyone else had a bad experience at the hospital when it came to your diabetes care?
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