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Podcast 1

Podcast #1

Individualizing Insulin Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes

Current American Diabetes Association and American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists guidelines on type 2 diabetes increasingly recommend an individualized approach to achieving glycemic control. What is the role of insulin therapy in current treatment algorithms? Considering the growing range of insulin options, how do you tailor therapy based on your patient’s needs and preferences? Learn how to apply treatment guidelines and manage patient expectations to improve outcomes with insulin therapy.

Podcast 2

Podcast #2

Initiating Basal Insulin Therapy

Can you determine which basal insulin option is best for your patient based on their needs, goals, and preferences? This podcast outlines the critical role of patient education and provides tips and tricks on how to support successful basal insulin therapy.

Podcast 3

Podcast #3

Intensifying Basal Insulin Therapy

What are the right next steps when patients on basal insulin are at their goal? How do you balance the need for greater glycemic control while minimizing hypoglycemic risk? Learn how to determine whether a noninsulin agent or prandial insulin is best for basal insulin intensification based on individual patient needs, goals, and preferences.

Podcast 4

Podcast #4

Technology and Advances in Blood Glucose Monitoring

What advice on BG monitoring do you give to patients on insulin therapy? How do you and your patients use this information to optimize diabetes therapy? Learn about the essentials of BG pattern management and interpretation. Discover how new technologies in continuous glucose monitoring and insulin pumps can help to better manage glucose control and avoid hypoglycemia.

To receive a maximum of 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits, 2.75 continuing nursing education contact hours, or 2.75 pharmacy contact hours, participants should note the following:

  • Listen to each of the 4 podcasts
  • Complete the activity posttest and evaluation for each podcast
  • Upon achieving a score of 80% or higher, you will be emailed a CME/CE certificate
  • Pharmacists: Credit will be uploaded to CPE Monitor within 2 weeks of completion of all 4 podcasts

The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of all materials, is 2.75 hours. For questions about the content or obtaining CME/CE credit, please contact Steve Weinman, MSc, RN, at steve.weinman@imne.com. For questions concerning CPE credit contact Vesna Drenovac at vdrenovac@jointsponsor.com.

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