Glycemic Goals

  • David J. Brillon


Both type 1 and type 2 diabetes are accompanied by microvascular and macrovascular complications. For decades the association between chronic hyperglycemia and the development of long-term eye, kidney, and nerve disease was suspected based on animal models of diabetes1–3 and the long term observations of clinicians.4 Nonetheless, the belief that normalization of blood glucose would prevent end organ damage was not universally accepted.5


Glycemic Control Diabetic Retinopathy Intensive Therapy Microvascular Disease Intensive Glycemic Control 
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