Table 1

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

Blood pressure<130/80 mmHg
    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.