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World J Diabetes. Sep 15, 2019; 10(9): 481-484
Published online Sep 15, 2019. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v10.i9.481
Another simple regimen for perioperative management of diabetes mellitus
M.S. Raghuraman, Priyanka Selvam, Srividya Gopi
M.S. Raghuraman, Priyanka Selvam, Srividya Gopi, Department of Anesthesiology, Sri Venkateshwaraa Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, Puducherry 605102, India
Author contributions: Raghuraman MS contributed to designing the regimen, critically analyzing the references, writing the paper (Major contribution), revising the paper, and responsible for the entire intellectual content. Selvam P and Gopi S Minor contribution to writing the paper.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest.
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Corresponding author: M.S. Raghuraman, MD, Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Sri Venkateshwaraa Medical College Hospital and Research Centre,13-A Pondy-Villupuram Main Road,Ariyur,Puducherry605102, India.
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Received: May 2, 2019
Peer-review started: May8, 2019
First decision: August2, 2019
Revised: August 5, 2019
Accepted: August 13, 2019
Article in press: August 13, 2019
Published online: September 15, 2019
Core Tip

Core tip: Peri-operative management of diabetes is like walking a tightrope. Complexity of the regimens adds fuel to the fire. We propose a simple regimen, which we believe safer, economical and more effective. “User-friendly” for the primary care providers on 24/7. Executable in a primary care set-up/general floor too, which is becoming inevitable because of the increasing burden of the disease.