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ADA Announces Diabetes Care Standards for 2014

Published: January 14th, 2014

Category: Feature

female doctor resizeThe American Diabetes Association has issued its ‘Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes’ for 2014.

Guidelines were based the on latest research work of diabetes investigators from around the globe, including several UF Health diabetes research faculty. The standards emphasize an individualized approach to managing diabetes. The recommendations published in Diabetes Care feature current criteria for diabetes diagnosis and diabetes screening for children and asymptomatic patients.

The guidelines also encourage clinicians to look at various options when prescribing neuropathy treatments and to retain one-step gestational diabetes screening.

Resources:

Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes—2014. Diabetes Care January 2014 vol. 37 no. Supplement 1 S14-S80.

ADA’s 2014 Standards of Care emphasize individualized treatment. Healio/Endocrine Today.