Glycemic Targets: the ADA Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes - 2019

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Glycemic Targets: the ADA Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes - 2019

Target Audience
This activity is intended for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, certified diabetes educators and other interprofessional health care professionals.

Learning Objective
At the end of this activity, the attendees should be able to:

- Link the relationship of A1C to self-monitored blood glucose and the limitations of A1C
- Explain the rationale for establishing A1C targets and intensive glycemic control trials
- Indicate when and how to use self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) and to establish SMBG targets
- Discuss the pathophysiology, evaluation, and management of hypoglycemia