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Table 5 Practical Recommendations for Optimizing Insulin Use by Primary Care Clinicians

From: A practical approach for implementation of a basal-prandial insulin therapy regimen in patients with type 2 diabetes

• Avoid delays in the initiation of insulin therapy • Continue OADs when initiating a basal insulin
• Look for patterns of hyperglycemia when monitoring • Titrate basal and prandial doses appropriately