5. Lifestyle Management: Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes-2019

Diabetes Care. 2019 Jan;42(Suppl 1):S46-S60. doi: 10.2337/dc19-S005.


The American Diabetes Association (ADA) "Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes" includes ADA's current clinical practice recommendations and is intended to provide the components of diabetes care, general treatment goals and guidelines, and tools to evaluate quality of care. Members of the ADA Professional Practice Committee, a multidisciplinary expert committee, are responsible for updating the Standards of Care annually, or more frequently as warranted. For a detailed description of ADA standards, statements, and reports, as well as the evidence-grading system for ADA's clinical practice recommendations, please refer to the Standards of Care Introduction Readers who wish to comment on the Standards of Care are invited to do so at professional.diabetes.org/SOC.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Diabetes Mellitus / therapy*
  • Disease Management*
  • Humans
  • Life Style*
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • Societies, Medical / standards
  • Standard of Care / standards*
  • United States