Individualizing Target HbA1c Level

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Hemoglobin A1 (HbA1c) measurement is widely used in the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). However, expert consensus and professional guidelines conflict as to the correct use of this tool for diagnosis and therapeutic decision-making. In this podcast, Zachary Bloomgarden, MD, argues that a "one-size-fits-all" approach to interpretation and use of HbA1c is inherently flawed. He discusses the reasons and strategies for individualizing treatment goals and HbA1c targets in patients with T2DM.

Hemoglobin A1 (HbA1c) measurement is widely used in the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). However, expert consensus and professional guidelines conflict as to the correct use of this tool for diagnosis and therapeutic decision-making. In this podcast, Zachary Bloomgarden, MD, argues that a "one-size-fits-all" approach to interpretation... Show more

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