Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes 2009

Source: Diabetes Care. Alexandria: Jan 2009. Vol. 32, Iss. 1; pg. S13, 49 pgs – http://care.diabetesjournals.org/

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Year of publication: 2009

Publication type: Guideline

In a nutshell: These standards of care are intended to provide clinicians, patients, researchers, payors, and other interested individuals with the components of diabetes care, treatment goals, and tools to evaluate the quality of care.  The recommendations included are screening, diagnostic, and therapeutic actions that are known or believed to favorably affect health outcomes of patients with diabetes.  A grading system (Table 1), developed by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and modeled after existing methods, was utilized to clarify and codify the evidence that forms the basis for the recommendations.

Length of publication: 49 pages (see link below for executive summary)

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