Insulin Therapy in Type 2 Diabetes | New Nurse Practitioners

When should you start insulin for Type 2 Diabetes?

How do you start? How do you adjust it?

It’s both simple and complicated!

In this video I cover:

  • Who needs insulin
  • Important notes before you start and other options
  • How to start, adjust and monitor insulin therapy in type 2 diabetes, especially in patients with limited health literacy

PLUS, grab the cheat sheet that goes along with it to keep at your desk below this video. Check it out here 👇

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    Things I mentioned in the video:

    Once you’ve watched, I’d love to hear from you.

    Leave me a comment with any other questions you have.

    Thanks so much for watching. Hang in there, and I’ll see you soon.

    Liz

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    10 thoughts on “Insulin Therapy in Type 2 Diabetes | New Nurse Practitioners”

      1. Hey! Yes, so it opens tomorrow, if you’re on the waitlist you’ll get an email to enroll. It’s over at realworldnp.com/labs — it’s a self-paced, lifetime access course, so you can access it whenever after enrolling. I just open it a few times a year right now for a few reasons. It’ll be open at 7am tomorrow through June 5th for enrollment, but like I said when you’re in it — it never goes away. I hope you’ll join us!

      1. Hey Julie! In the comment below I mentioned that it’s usually 5 units short acting with each meal, and titrated from there, but I can do another bit about that!

    1. Hi Liz,
      LOVE YOUR VIDEOS! Would you be able to do a video on primary care treatment of osteoporosis/osteopenia of men and women? Would really appreciate your input. Thank you!!

    2. Shayna Harding

      Hello! I would love it if you posted a video regarding oral glycemic agents and prandial insulin!

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