Background and Objective: Patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) who are at multiple atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) risk factor (RF) targets have >50% lower ASCVD risks. Limited “real world” data exists on how often such targets are reached. We studied multiple RF target attainment for ASCVD prevention and its indicators in a contemporary DM registry.

Methods: We determined in the U.S. Diabetes Collaborative Registry those at target for HbA1c (<7.0% or <8.0% if with ASCVD), LDL-C (<100 or <70 mg/dl if ASCVD), blood pressure (<130/80 and <140/90 mmHg), and nonsmoking status by sex, race, and prior history of ASCVD. Multiple logistic regression examined indicators of target attainment.

Results: In 45,134 persons with DM (mean age 68.7 years, 41% female) the Table shows achievement of RF targets. Age (>65 [odds ratio, OR=2.3] or 55-64 [OR=1.5] vs. <55), male sex (OR=1.3), white race (OR=1.4), moderate/high intensity statin use (OR=1.2), middle or high income (OR’s 1.2 and 1.4), and (inversely) private insurance (OR=0.9), depression (OR=0.8), and multiple DM medications (OR= 0.9) (all p< p<0.001) were independently associated with being at all 4 targets (including BP<130/80 mmHg).

Conclusions: Less than 1 in 6 U.S. adults with DM are achieving comprehensive RF control. Multifactorial interventions will be necessary to optimize the prevention of ASCVD.


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