Adults with type 1 and type 2 diabetes should aim to spend more than 70% of each day in the target range of 70 to 180 mg/dL (3.9 to 10.0 mmol/L), which corresponds to an HbA1c level of about 7%, the consensus report said.
The updates were based on findings from the industry-funded CREDENCE (Canagliflozin and Renal Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes and Nephropathy) trial.
A scientific statement from the American Heart Association and the Heart Failure Society of America describes new approaches to medications, lifestyles, and the importance of multidisciplinary care that includes physicians and other clinicians.
An ACP Journal Club commentary recommends advising patients with type 2 diabetes who don't smoke and who take metformin to also consider increasing their soluble fiber intake by more than 10 g/d.
Use of such devices, either alone or with authorized devices, could result in inaccurate glucose level readings or unsafe insulin dosing, potentially leading to death or injury.