Table 1—

Summary of recommendations for glycemic, blood pressure, and lipid control for adults with diabetes

A1C<7.0%*
Blood pressure<130/80 mmHg
Lipids
    LDL cholesterol<100 mg/dl (<2.6 mmol/l)†
  • *

    * Referenced to a nondiabetic range of 4.0–6.0% using a DCCT-based assay. †In individuals with overt CVD, a lower LDL cholesterol goal of <70 mg/dl (1.8 mmol/l), using a high dose of a statin, is an option.