Diabetes Management Guidelines
American Diabetes Association (ADA) 2013 Guidelines
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Source: American Diabetes Association. Standards of medical care in diabetes—2013. Diabetes Care. 2013;36(suppl 1):S11-S66.
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Criteria for Diabetes Diagnosis Updated recommendations are available. Click here.
|A1C ≥6.5%*†; or
FPG‡ ≥126 mg/dL (7.0 mmol/L)†; or
2-hr plasma glucose ≥200 mg/dL (11.1 mmol/L) during an OGTT (75-g); or
Random plasma glucose ≥200 mg/dL (11.1 mmol/L)**
Above recommendations are for nonpregnant adults.
*Perform in lab using a NGSP-certified method standardized to the DCCT assay; †In the absence of unequivocal hyperglycemia result to be confirmed by repeat testing; ‡Fasting defined as no caloric intake for ≥8 hours. **In persons with symptoms of hyperglycemia or hyperglycemic crisis.
ADA Criteria for Diabetes Diagnosis
DCCT=the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial; FPG=fasting plasma glucose; OGTT=oral glucose tolerance test
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