The AGS 2013 updated Guidelines for Improving the Care of Older Adults with Diabetes Mellitus continues to assist clinicians with tailoring diabetes care to the needs of individual persons with diabetes.This updated Guideline plus supplemental evidence tables and accompanying related articles are the result of high-quality new evidence that significantly impacts diabetes mellitus care recommendations.
The list of resources in this 2013 Diabetes Guidelines and Recommendations bundle are:
- Guidelines for Improving the Care of Older Adults with Diabetes Mellitus: 2013 Update
- Guidelines Abstracted from the American Geriatrics Society Guidelines for Improving the Care of Older Adults with Diabetes Mellitus: 2013 Update (JAGS 61:2020-2026, 2013) (free to registered users)
- Management of Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: 2002-2012 Literature Review (JAGS 61:2027-2037, 2013) (free to registered users)
- 2013 Diabetes Mellitus Guidelines Evidence Tables (to be used with 2013 updated Diabetes Guideline above; free to registered users)
This 2013 Diabetes Guidelines replace those published by the AGS in 2003.The goal of these newly published guidelines is to improve the care of the older person with DM by providing an updated set of evidence-based recommendations that are individualized to adults with diabetes mellitus who are aged 65 and older.