According to NICE the HbA1c levels of adults with type 2 diabetes should be measured at 3–6-monthly intervals (tailored to individual needs), until the HbA1c is stable on unchanging therapy, and at 6-monthly intervals once the HbA1c level and blood glucose lowering therapy are stable. NICE advises that for adults with type 2 diabetes managed either by lifestyle and diet, or by lifestyle and diet combined with a single drug not associated with hypoglycaemia, the person should aim for an HbA1c level of 48 mmol/mol (6.5%). For adults on a drug associated with hypoglycaemia, the person should aim for an HbA1c level of 53 mmol/mol (7.0%).
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