Vanita R. Aroda, MD - Putting Basal Insulin Therapy to Work for Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

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Go online to PeerView.com/HMF860 to view the activity, download slides and practice aids, and complete the post-test to earn credit. In this activity, an expert endocrinologist discusses the use of basal insulin therapy to manage patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), focusing on identifying patients who should receive insulin, overcoming common barriers to insulin use, navigating the currently approved basal insulins, and providing evidence-based guidance for insulin titration. Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to: Identify clinically relevant differences between currently available basal insulins, Assess the candidacy of patients with T2DM for treatment with basal insulin therapy according to current treatment guidelines, Educate patients with T2DM on how to initiate and adjust basal insulin doses to minimize the risk of hypoglycemia.

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