Type 1 diabetes is a complex disease that can begin at any age. Healthcare professionals must diagnose and create individualized, flexible treatment plans to optimize blood glucose control in consideration of the psychosocial factors at the varying ages and developmental stages of each patient, all within the context of their individual support structures.
Completely updated and revised, this eighth edition of Medical Management of Type 1 Diabetes is an essential text addressing the fundamental aspects of type 1 diabetes for healthcare professionals. The book provides a fresh and comprehensive overview of the challenges and approaches to caring for patients with type 1 diabetes in accordance with the latest American Diabetes Association Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes.
Chapter 2: Glycemic Goals and Assessment of Glycemia