Setting: A quantitative retrospective audit was carried out over 4 months. The medical charts and dietetic record cards of patients with raised blood glucose levels (defined as ≥8mmol/L) who were receiving enteral nutrition in Beaumont Hospital were collected by the department of Nutrition and Dietetics during the months of May to August.
Patients: Medical charts and dietetic record cards of patients with raised blood glucose (BGLs) levels whilst receiving enteral nutrition during the months of May to August 2011 were included in this audit. Twenty-four patient’s charts were eligible for the audit.
Main-outcomes/ measures: Use of diabetes specific feeds versus standard feeds, mean BGL (mmol/L) on each feed.