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.
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.
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.
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.
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