The purpose of this guideline is to consider the evidence on the relationship between postmeal glucose and glycaemic control (HbA1c) and with diabetes outcomes. Based on this information, recommendations for the appropriate management and monitoring of postmeal glucose in type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
The recommendations are intended to assist clinicians and organisations in developing strategies to consider and effectively manage postmeal glucose in people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, taking into consideration locally available therapies and resources.
This update builds on the original IDF Guideline for the Management of PostMeal Glucose published in 2007. The evidence used in developing this guideline included reports from key meta-analyses, evidence-based reviews, clinical trials, cohort studies, epidemiological studies, animal and basic science studies, position statements and guidelines (English language only).