September 2018 Pharmacy Pearls: Insulin

September 2018 Pharmacy Pearls: Insulin

September 25th, 2018 | Pharmacy Pearls

This edition of Pharmacy Pearls reviews the available basal insulin products with regards to cost and side effects to consider when selecting an agent for a patient. Additionally, we have included guidance for switching between insulin products and review recently published literature that shows that NPH insulin is noninferior to basal insulin analogs. Finally, we summarize a Choosing Wisely Recommendation update about when to recommend self-monitoring blood glucose testing in non-insulin treated type 2 diabetics.

PP September 2018 Insulin Costs