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START Case Study 1: Effectively starting patient insulin therapy


An expert-led case

Effectively starting insulin

Zahra Hendricks has type 2 diabetes,
but her Hb1Ac remains high despite
treatment with oral antidiabetic drugs.

What would you do now?

Learning objectives

  • What is the primary treatment goal in this patient who represents about two-thirds of
    people with type 2 diabetes seen in practice?
  • What therapeutic options are available and what are their advantages and
  • What would be the role of insulin?

Expert discussant

Dr Zane Stevens
Christiaan Barnard
Cape Town

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