Internal Medicine, Family Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions in Diabetes

Pankaj Shah, M.D.

Dr. Shah will share common questions regarding concerns about metformin, different types of insulin available and how to choose the right one for your patient, which commonly used performance measures are least supported by evidence, and key points about the new guidelines.

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  • 0:00

    Introduction, Disclosures and Objectives

  • 1:04

    Considerations of when to give metformin in patients with imparied fasting glucose

  • 1:09

    Case 1: 66 year-old female has prediabetes

  • 2:34

    Risk factors for developing Diabetes

  • 3:54

    Why give metformin?

  • 5:16

    Choosing the type of insulin for your patient

  • 8:36

    Case 2: 56 year-old male with diabetes for 2 years

  • 9:39

    Using Basal Insulin as Supplement

  • 11:07

    Adjusting long acting insulin and oral agents

  • 15:11

    Case 3: 36 year-old female with lupus; wants to start insulin

  • 16:00

    Glucocorticoid Associated Hyperglycemia

  • 16:47

    Case 4: 66 year old male with DM2 for 22 years

  • 17:17

    Diagnosis why hyper and hypoglecemia causes

  • 18:42

    Case 5: 77 year old female lives with daugher and needs assistance with insulin injections

  • 19:43

    Daily insulin to prescribe when a family member gives insulin injections

  • 20:27

    Case 6: 47 year old male, DM - 8 years needs large insulin doses, requiring multiple injections per day

  • 21:35

    Insulin types and dosage schedule for large insulin doses, requiring multiple doses a day

  • 22:10

    Commonly used performance measures which has the least evidence

  • 27:23

    Fequently Asked Questions in Diabetes

  • 29:49

    Summary