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Medicographia 126

Editorial

Timely intervention in type 2
diabetes: achieving early and
sustained glycemic control

« It is not unusual to find an HbA1c value of around 9% (75 mmol/mol) at the time of diagnosis of type 2 diabetes. Most patients with type 2 diabetes have probably had the condition for several years before it is diagnosed, by which time about one quarter of patients have already developed some complications. The IDF has estimated that up to 175 million people globally could be unaware that they have diabetes, and about 1% of adults in occidental countries are likely to have undiagnosed diabetes.”(…)

Medicographia n°126

Changing the natural history of type 2 diabetes: implications for clinical care