Starting Insulin Therapy in Primary Care

All you need to know and how to do it safely!

This is a virtual course for healthcare professionals in primary care that would like to increase their
knowledge, confidence and competence in insulin initiation in people with type 2 diabetes in a Primary Care setting.


  • To understand the normal physiology of insulin and glucagon
  • To explore the pathophysiology of Type 2 Diabetes and potential progression to insulin therapy
  • To be able to identify which people would benefit from insulin therapy
  • To identify national and local guidelines and pivotal trials for the treatment of Type 2 Diabetes
  • To appreciate the importance of assessing psychological well being
  • To understand the difference between Human, Analogue and Biosimilar Insulins
  • To understand the variety of insulins and their associated profiles
  • To discuss appropriate rationale for choosing an insulin type and regimen
  • To be aware of insulin safety
  • To bring theory to life through case studies

   Date:  20 November 2024

   Time:   09:30 - 15:30

   Cost:   £150.00**


Invoice to practice is available by email request from your practice/business manager to  The following information will need to be provided for each attendee:

  • Full name
    Attendees NHS email address
    Attendees job title
    Full Practice address
    Details of where to send invoice to (inc PO number if relevant)

One this information has been received from your Practice/Business Manager, your booking will be made and the invoice will then be sent to your practice/PCN for payment.

Note;  NHS Email address will be required to register


  • Cancellation period for paid events: 

           The minimum cancellation period is 21 days in writing before the meeting, cancellations less than 21 days before the                      meeting date will need to be paid for in full.


This Webinar is accredited for 6 hours CPD 

All our educational events and webinars are unbiased.  In accordance with APBI, pharmaceutical companies sponsoring webinars and events have no input into choosing the speakers or topics.

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