Knowing an estimated average glucose can allow clinicians to set a goal and target for glucose levels, especially in non-compliant patients who do not check their glucose levels frequently or do not record them.
David M. Nathan, MD, is director of the General Clinical Research Center and of the Diabetes Center at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is also a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is an active researcher with over 200 published articles and focuses on the development of innovative therapies to treat type 1 and type 2 diabetes and to prevent its long-term complications.
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