Blood glucose level to cancel cataract surgery

Thoughts on this? What would be your BG range and cut-offs? Recently I cancelled one whose BG was 400-500 mg/dL. Pt claimed to be compliant with all her diabetic medications. Talked to her PCP and found out she was lying and that she actually ran out of her humalog a month ago. No recent A1c.. given the hx I can assume her BG in the 400-500's range for the past month. Not the healthiest patient either, with CHF exacerbation in the last 3 months, known CAD, morbidly obese. Known history of... Read more
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