Algorithms for Screening and Management of Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Type 2 Diabetes
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- Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in type 2 diabetes.
- Risk factor control improves cardiovascular outcomes, but unfortunately the majority 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.