Routine hemoglobin A1c testing can guide postoperative care and discharge planning.
Knowing patients' level of glycemic control can inform postoperative care and improve discharge planning.
Kathe Olohan is an NP and a certified diabetes educator in the internal medicine department at Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ.
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