Risk factor management in respect of type 2 diabetic complications: ABC management.

Ju Yi Tsai, Huey Lan Sophia Hu

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Abstract

Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) is one of the most costly and burdensome chronic diseases in Taiwan and is a condition increasing in epidemic proportions all over the world. The symptoms of T2DM, including hyperglycemia, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia are among the highest risk factors for the development of complications with the disease. Blood sugar control alone is not enough for T2DM management. Proper HbA1C, blood pressure, and cholesterol level have been proven by many researchers to decrease T2DM morbidity and mortality. Therefore, the public and health care providers should know this latest ABC management to decrease the complications in T2DM.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)65-69
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Nursing
Volume52
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2005
Externally publishedYes

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  • Nursing(all)

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