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10 Steps to Improved Glycemic Control (Part 2)

"The Texas Tech Medcast is a podcast for medical residents, medical students, practicing physicians, and others involved in medical education and high quality, patient-centered primary care." "This episode is the second of a 2-part podcast that addresses why it's important for your patient to achieve glycemic control and 5 ways to help them do it. Learning Objectives: the physician audience should be able to: Explain the importance of helping patients achieve glycemic control Apply 5 more steps to improve patients' glycemic control: 6. Don't wait to titrate 7. After 3 months, if patients are not at target HbA1C < 6.5%, consider combination therapy 8. Initiate combination therapy or insulin immediately for all patients with HbA1C > 9% at diagnosis 9. Use combinations of agents with different... Show More


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