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Table 3 Laboratory targets for proper T2DM treatment

From: Algorithm for the treatment of type 2 diabetes: a position statement of Brazilian Diabetes Society

Parameter Laboratory Targets
  Desirable Levels Tolerable Levels
Glycated hemoglobin (A1C) <7% (in adults) 7.5-8.5%: 0-6 years old1;
<8%: 6-12 years old1;
<7.5%: 13-19 years old1;
8%: in the elderly1,3
Fasting glycemia <110 mg/dL Up to 130 mg/dL2
Pre-prandial glycemia <110 mg/dL Up to 130 mg/dL2
Post-prandial glycemia <140 mg/dL Up to 180 mg/dL2