To the Editor Dr Tung and colleagues discussed the American College of Physicians (ACP) guidance statement on pharmacologic glycemic targets in adults with type 2 diabetes.1,2 Unlike ACP guidelines, guidance statements are not based on systematic evidence reviews and do not include a formal assessment of the quality of evidence or strength of recommendation. Guidance statements are based on quality assessment of existing guidelines and rely on evidence referenced in these guidelines.
Kansagara D, Qaseem A, Wilt TJ. Guidelines on Glycemic Targets for Persons With Type 2 Diabetes. JAMA. 2018;320(18):1937. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.13417
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