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Endocrinology

Optimizing Diabetes Care Using Fixed-Ratio Insulin Combinations

Advances in diabetes therapy have resulted in the availability to fixed-ratio insulin combinations to help people with diabetes optimize their glycemic control. Familiarizing clinicians and payers with these therapies, their place in the overall management of diabetes, and the patients most likely to benefit from them, will help to support an overall cost-effective approach to […]

DURATION

30 min

PROFESSION

Physician, Pharmacy

# OF CREDITS

0.5

ACCREDITATION

SCFHS

EXPIRY DATE

2023-03-23

Advances in diabetes therapy have resulted in the availability to fixed-ratio insulin combinations to help people with diabetes optimize their glycemic control. Familiarizing clinicians and payers with these therapies, their place in the overall management of diabetes, and the patients most likely to benefit from them, will help to support an overall cost-effective approach to diabetes care.

This program reviews the use of fixed combination insulin products to facilitate improved glycemic control through drug therapy and the potential for improved health and economic outcomes resulting from optimized glycemic control diabetic patients.


This program has received an educational grant or in-kind support from Novo Nordisk.

Faculty

David Strain, MB. ChB., MRCP (UK), MD, FRCP (London)

Marc Evans, MB Bch FRCP (UK), MD (Wales)

Saud Al Sifri, FRCP

Learning objectives

After completion of this program, participants will be better able to:

  1. Describe the place in therapy of fixed ratio insulin combinations in the management of type 2 diabetes
  2. Identify individuals with type 2 diabetes who are most likely to benefit from therapy with fixed ratio insulin combinations
  3. Understand how to quantify the overall economic impact of type 2 diabetes and how to select cost-effective therapies for its management

Accreditation

This program is accredited by the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties for 0.5 CPD hours.
Cost of course:  
Free
# of credits: 0.5
Duration: 30 min

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