Recent Advances in Intensifying Once-Daily Basal Insulin

A Whole New Ballgame: Recent Advances in Intensifying Once-Daily Basal Insulin

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Program Overview
New medications and those just over the horizon are rapidly changing our options in treating our patients with diabetes who are falling short of glycemic goals. Dr. Eden Miller reflects on the recent advances in intensifying once-daily basal insulin.

Learning Objectives
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  1. Utilize improvements in basal insulin analogs and devices to address patient barriers to insulin
  2. Identify unmet needs in the management of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus with basal insulin
  3. Identify patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus for whom basal insulin alone or with oral agents is inadequate to achieve glycemic control
  4. Describe the rationale for combining glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists with basal insulin
  5. Implement strategies to support patient-centered care

Target Audience
Family Medicine Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and other clinicians with an interest in diabetes care

Faculty & Disclosures
Eden Miller, DO
Director and Co-Founder, Diabetes Nation
High Lakes Healthcare
Bend, OR

Dr. Miller discloses that she and her husband are on the advisory boards for Abbott, Novo Nordisk, Boehringer Ingelheim, Eli Lilly and Janssen. She and her spouse are on the speakers’ bureau for Abbott, Novo Nordisk, Boehringer Ingelheim, Eli Lilly and Janssen.

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support
This CME webinar is supported by an educational grant from Novo Nordisk.

CME Information – AAFP Accreditation
This enduring activity, “A Whole New Ball Game: Recent Advances in Intensifying Once-Daily Basal Insulin”, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.00 Prescribed credit by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins 11/01/2016. Term of approval is for one year from this date. AMA PRA Category 1 Credit is also available. Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

To receive credit for this activity, the participant must first complete the activity pre-test questions. After listening to the entire webinar, the participant must complete the session post-test, evaluation, and all required personal information. To receive CME certificate, the participant will need to pass the post-test with 70% accuracy or better. If the participant receives less than 70%, the participant should review the activity/questions and take the test again. A printable certificate will be provided as an Adobe “PDF” file. Most users typically have Adobe Reader installed. If you do not have it installed, you can download it at

Contact Information
Nora Williams
Primary Care Education Consortium
Charlotte, NC 28277

Phone: 704-752-0257

Content for this activity provided by: Illinois Academy of Family Physicians, Primary Care Metabolic Group, and Primary Care Education Consortium


Published on Primary Issues, 1/9/2017


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