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10 Steps to Improved Glycemic Control (Part I)

"The Texas Tech Medcast is a podcast for medical residents, medical students, practicing physicians, and others involved in medical education and high quality, patient-centered primary care."  "This episode is the first of a 2-part podcast that addresses why it's important for your patient to achieve glycemic control and 5 ways to help them do it. Learning Objectives: the physician audience should be able to: Explain the importance of helping patients achieve glycemic control Apply 5 steps to improve patients' glycemic control: 1. Aim for good glycemic control, defined as HbA1c < 6.5%.Measure A1C every 3 months 2. Monitor HbA1C every 3 months in addition to regular glucose self-monitoring 3. Aggressively manage hyperglycemia, dyslipidemia and hypertension with the same intensity to obtain... Show More


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