T2DM is a complex disease, with multiple physiologic abnormalities.1 Currently, many patients with T2DM are not reaching their individualized glycemic goal.2,3,*
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Guidelines by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) recommend healthy eating, weight control, increased physical activity, and diabetes education as a foundation for T2DM management throughout the course of treatment.3,4
T2DM=type 2 diabetes mellitus
*Glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) targets are individualized for each patient; for non-pregnant, healthy adults, the ADA recommends an HbA1c target of <7.0%.2
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