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This module has been initiated and funded by Novo Nordisk

Key questions on individualising type 2 diabetes care

Module summary
Consultant physician Dr Dipesh Patel answers questions on patients that may benefit from SGLT2 inhibitors, the merits of GLP-1 agonists, and how to help patients who continue to gain weight
Learning objectives

This module will discuss how you can tailor treatment for patients with type 2 diabetes, including:

  • Deciding which drug is most appropriate for each patient
  • The patients who will benefit most from SGLT2 inhibitors
  • What to do with patients who continue to gain weight


Date of preparation: January 2017


Dr Dipesh Patel is a consultant physician at the Royal Free Hospital, London
Date module published
Module due for review
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1 CPD hour
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
2 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
really useful review
Monica Zeitoune
Very good summary of treatment of diabetes
Wojciech Biernacki
V good
Andrew Lloyd
Very good succinct presentation
Andrew Cormack
very helpful
Dominique Darby