Diabetes I: Diagnosis and Initial Management
- Evaluate asymptomatic adults and children with risk factors for diabetes.
- Implement the ADA’s diagnostic criteria for diabetes.
- Follow the ADA screening recommendations for gestational diabetes.
- Develop a disease management plan based on the type of diabetes and any diabetes-related complications that are present in patients.
- Provide patients with blood glucose goals and the information they need to meet these goals.
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Gary I. Levine, MD, FAAFP, Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina
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