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12 Signs Of Uncontrolled Diabetes

12 Signs of Uncontrolled Diabetes Blood tests tell you and your doctor when your glucose levels are too high. But signs of uncontrolled diabetes can appear all over your body. High blood glucose can damage nerves, blood vessels, and organs, resulting in a wide array of symptoms. Talk with your doctor if you spot any of them, so you can stay in control of your diabetes and improve your quality of life. © 2016 Healthgrades Operating Company, Inc. All rights reserved. May not be reproduced or reprinted without permission from Healthgrades Operating Company, Inc. Use of this information is governed by the Healthgrades User Agreement. You Might Also Like Continue reading >>

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  1. vanessa.falkoff

    Does anyone have a clinical definition of "Uncontrolled Diabetes" they
    could share? What would you do if the physician checked Uncontrolled DM
    type II on a query and the coder felt that the DM was not "uncontrolled"
    per the rest of the chart?
    Thanks in advance for any wisdom you are able to share
    Vanessa Falkoff, RN
    Clinical Documentation Coordinator
    University Medical Center of Southern Nevada
    office (702) 383-7322
    cell (702) 204-0054
    [email protected]

  2. Unknown

    I go by an article I read from ACDIS. I cannot remember the name but the parameters were:
    HgbA1C above 7 and multiple blood glucose greater than 250.

  3. ssalinas

    I would be really interested in other's response to the second question
    in email below -expanding the question to any diagnosis i.e. sepsis,
    respiratory failure, etc. listed by physician throughout a chart but
    lacking clinical indicators.
    What would you do if the physician checked Uncontrolled DM
    type II on a query and the coder felt that the DM was not "uncontrolled"
    per the rest of the chart?

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