Table 1—

Clinical characteristics of nursing home residents

ADA/study goalPercent meeting goal (%)
Glucose goalFasting (80–120 mg/dl)38
Postprandial (100–140 mg/dl)
A1C<7%67
Blood pressure<140/90 mmHg55
ACE inhibitor/angiotensin receptor blocker52
LipidsYearly31
ElectrocardiogramYearly37
MicroalbuminYearly7
Aspirin75–325 mg42
Foot examMonthly87
Podiatrist consult58
Eye examYearly42
Influenza vaccineYearly89
Pneumoccocal vaccineOne lifetime46