Algorithms for Screening and Management of Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Type 2 Diabetes
Official website of the Johns Hopkins Antibiotic (ABX), HIV, Diabetes, and Psychiatry Guides, powered by Unbound Medicine. Johns Hopkins Guide App for iOS, iPhone, iPad, and Android included. Explore these free sample topics:
-- The first section of this topic is shown below --
- Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in type 2 diabetes.
- Risk factor control improves cardiovascular outcomes, but unfortunately > 75% of patients with type 2 diabetes do not attain all the recommended targets for blood pressure, lipids and hemoglobin A1c.
- 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