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The Clinical Takeaway: Non-insulin Injectables for T2D

The Clinical Takeaway: Non-insulin Injectables for T2D

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In this episode:
    

– GLP1 agonists are a very important management option – GPs who have not yet used this class of medications should learn more and start
– They are potent in lowering blood glucose levels, weight, is given once a week and have non glycaemic cardiovascular benefits
– There are few contraindications and can be used in patients with very low eGFR
– GLP1 agonists can be used as second line after metformin, third line and some can also be used with insulin

 

 

Host: Dr David Lim, GP and Medical Educator

 

Total time: 38 mins

 

Guest: A/Prof Neale Cohen, Endocrinologist; Director of Clinical Diabetes, the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne
 

 
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