Reconciling conflicting diabetes guidance

ACP Internist discusses disagreement among professional medical societies on appropriate glycemic control goals following ACP's recent guidance recommending a higher target HbA1c.


An article in the June ACP Internist discusses disagreement among professional medical societies on appropriate glycemic control goals. In March, ACP issued a guideline recommending a target HbA1c level between 7% and 8% in most patients with type 2 diabetes, and it was met with strong opposition from some other experts in the field.