Table 13.1

Blood glucose and A1C targets for children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes

Blood glucose goal range
Before mealsBedtime/overnightA1CRationale
90130 mg/dL (5.07.2 mmol/L)90150 mg/dL (5.08.3 mmol/L)<7.5% (58 mmol/mol)A lower goal (<7.0% [53 mmol/mol]) is reasonable if it can be achieved without excessive hypoglycemia