The insulin pen start checklist and help sheet will guide you through the essential elements of an insulin start consultation, including such areas as cognitive assessment, insulin delivery, types of insulin, hypoglycemia, monitoring, driving and instructions for oral medications.

Resources for patients

Developed to complement the resources for health-care professionals, we have also prepared two easy-follow-guides for your patients, providing them with basic information to address common questions and concerns about starting on insulin. Thinking of starting insulin will help your patients as they learn about the opportunity to include insulin to help them manage their diabetes. Getting started with Insulin is a tool that will help diabetes health-care providers work together with their patients to start insulin, and build insulin therapy into their lives.

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