Fast Five Quiz: Type 2 Diabetes and Glucose Monitoring

Anne L. Peters, MD


January 27, 2022

Figure 1. Continuous glucose monitoring sensor inserted into a patient's abdomen.

TIR is associated with risk for microvascular complications and is a useful metric of glycemic control. In clinical studies, TIR correlates well with A1c. TIR is a helpful consideration when evaluating a patient's treatment regimen.

For most patients, a TIR of at least 70% is recommended.

Learn more about TIR in type 2 diabetes.


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