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Basal Insulin Analogues for Diabetes Specialists

for Diabetes Specialists

In this course, you will learn about the importance of tight glycaemic control for the prevention of long-term complications and explore the differences between various insulin treatments. The course will provide the rationale and safety profile for new basal insulin analogues used to control HbA1c and help you identify and manage patients for whom this treatment would be a viable option.

Course contents

  • Case study

    Diabetes management with new basal insulin treatments

    • Case study from clinical practice
  • Roundtable

    Changing the role of insulin from “damage control” to “preventive care”

    Overview current management of T2D, including ADA/EASD 2015 position statement

    •  How clinical inertia contributes to above-target HbA1c levels
    • The importance of individualized treatment targets
    • Benefits of early insulin initiation
    • Patient and physicians barriers to initiating - intensifying insulin treatment
  • Webcast

    New developments in insulin therapy

    • Regional variation in the use of insulin therapies
    • Limitations of older-generation insulin treatments
    • Advantages of new basal insulin treatments
    • Efficacy and safety profiles of new basal insulin treatments
  • Selected article

    How much is too much? Outcomes in patients using high‐dose insulin glargine

  • Selected article

    Cost-effectiveness of insulin degludec compared with insulin glargine in a basal-bolus regimen in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus in the UK

  • Selected article

    Insulin degludec results in lower rates of nocturnal hypoglycaemia and fasting plasma glucose vs. insulin glargine: A meta-analysis of seven clinical trials

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