The American Diabetes Association has released new 2018 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes. These comprehensive recommendations include the latest advances in evidence-based care, with a new focus on advanced management for people with cardiovascular disease and diabetes. The Standards of Care outline the ADA’s latest recommendations “for the diagnosis and treatment of children and adults with type 1, type 2, or gestational diabetes, strategies to improve the prevention or delay of type 2 diabetes, and therapeutic approaches that reduce complications and positively affect health outcomes.”
Important changes and updates in the 2018 edition include these topics and more:
- Cardiovascular disease and diabetes
- Screening youth for type 2 diabetes
- Health technology and diabetes management
- A1C test considerations
- Diabetes management in specific groups
Read the ADA’s press release for more details!