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140579 - Type 2 Diabetes (T2D): Evaluating Emerging Insulin Therapies

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Through case studies, this program covers the clinical application of the newer insulin products and their impact on hypoglycaemia. While some of the therapies and combinations may not be available currently in Australia, they have been included here for a comprehensive review.

Relevance to General Practice

Type 2 diabetes (T2D) is a progressive disease and it is increasingly recognised that most patients eventually require insulin therapy initiation at some point in the course of treatment. 

With new formulations of insulin providing improved glycaemic efficacy whilst minimising hypoglycaemia and glycaemic variability, it is important to stay abreast of the evolution of insulin therapies to optimise patient care through basal insulin initiation, through bolus insulin intensification, to the use of premix and basal insulin plus glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist fixed-ratio combinations.

Learning outcomes
  • Differentiate new rapid and long acting basal analogues from older agents and their impact on hypoglycaemia and glucose variability
  • Know when and how to switch from one insulin to another
  • Assess the benefit of emerging fixed-ratio combinations of basal-insulin plus GLP-1R agonist
  • Delivery
    Title
    140579 - Type 2 Diabetes (T2D): Evaluating Emerging Insulin Therapies
    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    1 hour
    Start Date
    24-Aug-2018
    End Date
    24-Aug-2019
    CPD Points
    1 hour
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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