Diabetes: A1C targets & ACP guidelines controversy
Get schooled on hemoglobin a1c targets in type 2 diabetes mellitus by American College of Physicians guidelines coauthor, Devan Kansagara MD MCR, Associate Professor of Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University. We summarize outcomes from the landmark diabetes trials (ACCORD, ADVANCE, VADT, UKPDS 33 & 34), how a1c targets effect microvascular and macrovascular events, estimating life expectancy, and how to personalize diabetes control for your patients.
Matthew Watto, MD Presenter, Planner, Quiz Writer
Stuart Brigham, MD Presenter, Planner
Paul Williams, MD Presenter, Planner
Devan Kansagara, MD Presenter
Heather Henri, MD, FACP
Baldeep Singh, MD, FACP
Jessica Favereau, MD
Kurt M. Hafer, MD, FACP
Nancy Cuan, MD
Maria Juarez-Reyes, MD, PhD
Sandra Tsai, MD, FACP
Davoren Chick, MD, FACP
Patrick Alguire, MD, FACP
Those named above unless otherwise indicated have no relationships with any entity producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.
Release Date: May 21, 2018
Expiration Date: May 21, 2021
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