Metrics Beyond Hemoglobin A1C in Diabetes Management: Time in Range, Hypoglycemia, and Other Parameters

May 1, 2017. There is a need to incorporate new, more targeted metrics beyond A1C and self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) to assess glycemia in patients with diabetes. This article (full text available through link above) reviews clinical instances in which A1C should not be used and reflects on the use of other glucose metrics that can be applied in substitution for or in combination with A1C and SMBG to tailor an individualized approach that will result in better patient outcomes. Click here for full article