Management of type 2 diabetes: A handbook for general practice

Type 2 diabetes: Goals for optimum management

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Last revised: 17 Sep 2020

The following table lists goals for optimum management for all people with type 2 diabetes. For guidance on specific assessment intervals, advice and arrangements, refer to the relevant sections of this handbook.

Individual goals

Individual goals

Encourage all people with type 2 diabetes to approach/reach these goals.
Clinical management goals

Clinical management goals

Treatment targets for people with type 2 diabetes include the following. For a comprehensive list of assessments and screening intervals, refer to the section ‘Assessment of the patient with type 2 diabetes’.