People with diabetes should have their blood pressure assessed during every primary care visit, and a treatment goal of up to 140 mm Hg may be appropriate for some patients, according to the American Diabetes Association's annual "Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes" guidelines. The standards also suggest a patient-specific schedule for blood glucose monitoring in diabetes patients on multiple-dose insulin or insulin pump therapy. The guidelines appear in the January issue of Diabetes Care.
ADA releases new guidelines for diabetes care
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