Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.5491/SHAW.2011.2.4.380
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dc.titleDiabetes management and hyperglycemia in safety sensitive jobs
dc.contributor.authorLee, S.-M.
dc.contributor.authorKoh, D.
dc.contributor.authorFun, S.N.
dc.contributor.authorSum, C.-F.
dc.date.accessioned2014-11-26T07:50:27Z
dc.date.available2014-11-26T07:50:27Z
dc.date.issued2011-12
dc.identifier.citationLee, S.-M., Koh, D., Fun, S.N., Sum, C.-F. (2011-12). Diabetes management and hyperglycemia in safety sensitive jobs. Safety and Health at Work 2 (4) : 380-384. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.5491/SHAW.2011.2.4.380
dc.identifier.issn20937911
dc.identifier.urihttp://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/109833
dc.description.abstractThe chronic and acute effects of hyperglycemia affecting cognition and work are as important as those of hypoglycemia. Its impact, considering that majority of diabetic patients fail to reach therapeutic targets, would be potentially significant. Self monitoring of blood glucose, recognition of body cues and management interventions should be geared not only towards avoidance of disabling hypoglycemia, but also towards unwanted hyperglycemia. Over the long term, chronic hyperglycemia is a risk for cognitive decline. Acute episodes of hyperglycemia, above 15 mmol/L have also been shown to affect cognitive motor tasks. Maintaining blood sugar to avoid hyperglycemia in diabetic workers will help promote safety at work. Copyright © 2011 by Safety and Health at Work (SH@W).
dc.description.urihttp://libproxy1.nus.edu.sg/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.5491/SHAW.2011.2.4.380
dc.sourceScopus
dc.typeReview
dc.contributor.departmentEPIDEMIOLOGY & PUBLIC HEALTH
dc.description.doi10.5491/SHAW.2011.2.4.380
dc.description.sourcetitleSafety and Health at Work
dc.description.volume2
dc.description.issue4
dc.description.page380-384
dc.identifier.isiut000219141900010
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