Resource Summary

Clinical Question:
What is the optimal regimen for initiating insulin in Type 2 diabetes?

Bottom-line:
In Type 2 diabetes poorly controlled with oral agents^ initiating basal insulin results in similar HbA1c reductions compared to starting with prandial or biphasic insulin and may cause less weight gain and hypoglycemia.


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Publication Date: 2013-9-16
Last Updated on PCR: 2017-03-31 16:42:21