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New Insulin Dosing Software Approved for Pediatrics

May 25, 2012
 

New Insulin Dosing Software Approved for Pediatrics 

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Glytec adds pediatric insulin dosing to its IV and subcutaneous use. Glytec’s Glucommander was the first insulin dosing software to be cleared for adult (ages 18+) intravenous use; it is the only company to achieve specific FDA clearance for subcutaneous use, and now it is the only company cleared to offer this technology to hospitals caring for children. Glytec’s clinician-developed, algorithm-based insulin-dosing software is a network based application designed to consider each patient’s insulin sensitivity to safely stabilize excursions while achieving and maintaining glucose levels within a clinician defined target range, allowing patients to achieve safe normoglycemia. This can translate to reductions in length of stay, infection rates, readmission rates, comorbidity, and even mortality.