Frailty in the elderly – managing the use of insulin

  • To understand the changes needed in clinical practice based on new elderly and best practice care guidelines
  • Discuss personalised glycaemic targets in frail and older people and the risks of hypoglycaemia
  • How to assess for frailty and identify those at risk.
  • What treatment strategies can be used and when is it appropriate to de-escalate therapies

*This session is organised and remunerated by Mylan

Wednesday 30 October 2019

13:30 - 13:50




Susan Down
Nurse Consultant Diabetes, Somerset Primary Care Trust and Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust