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Endocrinology

GLP1-RAs and their place in the new T2D treatment algorithm

The introduction of new treatments in diabetes, including injectable non-insulin glycemic modulators, creates new opportunities. The position of GLP1RA agents in current Australian diabetes treatment algorithms requires GPs to re-think traditional models, including the role of these agents in combination with metformin or as an adjunct to other established treatments. This program is supported by […]

DURATION

2 hr

PROFESSION

Physician

# OF CREDITS

4

ACCREDITATION

RACGP CPD Program

EXPIRY DATE

2022-12-31

The introduction of new treatments in diabetes, including injectable non-insulin glycemic modulators, creates new opportunities.

The position of GLP1RA agents in current Australian diabetes treatment algorithms requires GPs to re-think traditional models, including the role of these agents in combination with metformin or as an adjunct to other established treatments.


This program is supported by an independent educational grant provided from Eli Lilly.

Faculty

Dr Marwan Obaid (Endocrinologist)
MBBS BSc(Med) FRACP MMed

A/Prof Gary Kilov (GP)
MBBCh
Launceston, TAS

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this continuing education program participants will be better able to:

  • Individualising injectable therapy for patients with Type 2 diabetes
  • Evaluate the efficacy and safety of GLP 1 receptor agonists compared to insulin
  • Identify advantages of GLP1-RAs in specific patient groups compared to oral glucose-lowering medicines or insulin

Accreditation

This Active Learning Module has been approved by RACGP CPD Program for 4 CPD points.

Activity no. 219302

Members are able to claim CPD activity points for 4 points through 'Quick log' on their RACGP CPD Dashboard.

Cost of course:  
Free
# of credits: 4
Duration: 2 hr

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