Type 2 diabetes

“De-intensify”: the pendulum swings against HbA1c targets

New US guidelines recommend less intensive glycaemic control for patients with type 2 diabetes on the grounds that intensive control may cause substantial harm with little or no benefit on clinical outcomes. The new guidance released by the American College of Physicians recommends that the target for HbA1c levels should be between 7% and 8% for most ...

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