Algorithms for Screening and Management of Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Type 2 Diabetes

Mohammed Al-Sofiani, M.B.B.S, Joshua J. Joseph, M.D., Rita Rastogi Kalyani, M.D., M.H.S.


  • Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in type 2 diabetes.[6]
  • Risk factor control improves cardiovascular outcomes,[9] but unfortunately the majority of patients with type 2 diabetes do not attain all the recommended targets for blood pressure, lipids and hemoglobin A1c.[5]
  • This algorithm is designed for use to improve cardiovascular risk reduction in type 2 diabetes based on American Diabetes Association, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist and American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology guidelines.

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Last updated: May 8, 2018