A1C Target: When is a Less Stringent Goal Appropriate?

June 13, 2014

For which patients might a less stringent A1C goal -- of 8% -- be appropriate? A quiz, and the answer here.

A reasonable A1C goal for many nonpregnant adults is <7%. For some patients, however, a less stringent goal may be appropriate.
 

An A1C goal of 8% may be appropriate for which patient(s)?