Potential long term benefit
|Reducing A1C is critical for people with diabetes.
Studies have shown that A1C reduction can significantly reduce the occurrence of long-term complications.2, 3
2. UK Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS) Group. Intensive blood-glucose control with sulphonylureas or insulin compared with conventional treatment and risk of complication in patients with type 2 diabetes (UKPDS 33). The Lancet 1998; 352:837-853.
3. The post trial monitoring results: 10 years follow up: Holman RR, Paul SK, Bethel MA, Matthews DR, Neil HAW. 10-year follow-up of intensive glucose control in type 2 diabetes. N Engl J Med 2008; 359:1577-1589.