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Common Problems Encountered in Insulin Management

Common Problems Encountered in Insulin Management

Common Problems Encountered in Insulin Management

Simon Page  Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist
Simon Page Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 18 Apr 2018
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Last updated: 01 May 2018

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Description

This session describes the physiological basis of insulin replacement and the commonly used insulin regimens. Practical issues in insulin management are illustrated in case histories and the significance of insulin therapy in relation to driving is reviewed. This session was last reviewed by A Bhuiya and updated on 04/07/2013.

Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Describe normal insulin physiology including understanding basal and prandial insulin secretion
• List common insulin regimens including bedtime basal insulin, twice daily pre-mixed and basal bolus regimens
• List commonly used injection devices, how to titrate insulin doses and the significance of rotating injection sites
• Describe what to advise people taking insulin during intercurrent illness
• List DVLA regulations in relation to insulin therapy
Simon Page  Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist

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Simon Page Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist
on behalf of Health Education England

Simon Page has been a Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust since 1995. He graduated from Bristol Medical School in 1982 and completed his MD thesis studying human thyroid cell cultures at St George’s Hospital in London.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.75 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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