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Diabetes: Updated screening and management standards released

KEY POINT

Modifications to the classification and diagnosis of diabetes, glycemic targets, approaches to treatment, and goal diastolic blood pressure are among some of the changes included in the 2015 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes, published by the American Diabetes Association (ADA). 

SOURCES

American Diabetes Association. Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes—2015. Diabetes Care. 2015;38(Suppl 1):S1–S93.