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Insulin Therapy Center

Insulin Therapy for Diabetes: Diabetes in Control answers key questions about the uses and challenges of insulin in diabetes management, including:
– How insulin is used to treat diabetes
– How/when a healthcare professional should consider insulin therapy for diabetes patients
– What a healthcare professional needs to know about making insulin therapy safe and effective

Concentrated Insulin Pens and the Visually Impaired

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An endocrinologist prescribed a U-200 TRESIBA (insulin degludec) pen for an 88-year-old woman with labile type 1 diabetes and recurrent hypoglycemia. The patient also has severe macular degeneration with visual impairment. Visually impaired patients commonly use touch and sound to assist them.An endocrinologist prescribed a U-200 TRESIBA (insulin degludec) pen for an 88-year-old woman with labile type 1 diabetes and recurrent hypoglycemia. The patient also has severe macular degeneration with visual impairment. Visually impaired patients commonly use touch and sound to assist them.

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Did You Know: Safety Concerns for Diabetes Medications

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When it comes to antidiabetic therapies, professionals should be aware of safety concerns with concentrated insulin formulations, metformin and renal function, and SGLT-2 inhibitors and DKA. See the breakdown of these safety issues by Tom Palma, RPh, MS, BCPS, and Greg Wiggers, PharmD, PhD, plus exclusive commentary by DIC Advisory Board member Dr. George Bakris.

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