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Endocrinology

Practical Management of Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Using Basal Insulin

Dr. Gihane Zarifa and Dr. Alex Abitbol discuss many of the most common issues and primary care provider questions regarding the utilization of basal insulin in type 2 diabetes.The topics include: When and how to initiate and optimize basal insulin in type 2 diabetes Reducing and managing hypoglycemia in patients using basal insulin Examine the […]

DURATION

< 15 mins

PROFESSION

Allied Health, Physician, Nursing, Specialist, Pharmacy

# OF CREDITS

0.25

ACCREDITATION

Mainpro+

EXPIRY DATE

2020-11-25

Dr. Gihane Zarifa and Dr. Alex Abitbol discuss many of the most common issues and primary care provider questions regarding the utilization of basal insulin in type 2 diabetes.The topics include:

  • When and how to initiate and optimize basal insulin in type 2 diabetes
  • Reducing and managing hypoglycemia in patients using basal insulin
  • Examine the appropriate injection of insulin
  • Discuss the management of missed doses and appropriate storage of insulin

Faculty

Alex Abitbol, MDCM, FRCPC
Gihane Zarifa, M.D, CCFP, FCFP, M.Sc.
James Kim, MD, MCFP
Kevin Saunders, MD, CCFP

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Determine the role of basal insulin therapy in the management of patients with type 2 diabetes
  2. Initiate and titrate basal insulin in type 2 diabetes
  3. Select a basal insulin and device
  4. Manage issues that can occur with insulin therapy in type 2 diabetes

Accreditation

This Self-Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 0.25 Mainpro+ Credits. Cert+ Program ID#: 190841
Cost of course:  
Free
# of credits: 0.25
Duration: < 15 mins

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