ADA and Doctor’s Group Disagree on Blood Sugar Goals

A new recommendation from the American College of Physicians that many people with type 2 should relax their blood sugar goals has drawn strong disagreement from the American Diabetes Association (ADA). Based on research analysis, the College has decided that the problems caused by trying for for the lowest blood sugar score outweigh the benefits, and recommends that most people with type 2 aim for scores of between 7 and 8 (though each person should arrive at their own goal in consultation with their doctor). The ADA disagrees, stating that tight glucose control has many benefits. Read more

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