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Metformin and General Considerations to Mange Type II Diabetes Mellitus (Managing Type II Diabetes Mellitus - Part 8. Webinar)

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mhundley@*.com

Nov 24 2023, 5:33 pm

All your lectures and illustrations are exceptional, Dr Been! But with this one, I can’t imagine how you can get any better! Infinite blessings

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mobeen@*.com

Nov 30 2023, 7:28 pm

Thank you!

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maureenmccarthyrn@*.com

Oct 29 2023, 11:22 pm

great!!

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mobeen@*.com

Nov 30 2023, 7:28 pm

Thank you!

Dr. Mobeen presents a clinician's approach to manage a type II diabetic patient. Following topics are discussed:

  • Lifestyle management:
    • Couseling
    • Diet
    • Exercise (150 mins per week.)
  • American diabetic academy (ADA) 2016 guidelines.
  • Metformin as the first line drug.
  • Discussion of mono, dual, tripple, and combination therapy with insulin.
  • Why combine metrormin with meals?
  • Metformin's half life.
  • Metformin's dose.
  • Metformin's function:
    • Hepatocyte effects.
    • Reduced gluconeogenesis.
    • Reduced lipogenesis.
    • Block lactic acid uptake.
  • A visual mnemonic to remember metformin and glitazones.
  • Considerations for patients that may have heart failure, renal failure, or perform rigorous exercises while taking metformin.
  • Why metformin is not indicated in type I diabetes mellitus?
  • B12 absorption reduction due to Ca++ channel blockade by metformin.

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Dr. Mobeen Syed

Dr. Mobeen Syed

Mobeen Syed is the CEO of DrBeen Corp, a modern online medical education marketplace. Mobeen is a medical doctor and a software engineer. He graduated from the prestigious King Edward Medical University Lahore. He has been teaching medicine since 1994. Mobeen is also a software engineer and engineering leader. In this role, Mobeen has run teams consisting of hundreds of engineers and millions of dollars of budgets. Mobeen loves music, teaching, and doing business. He lives in Cupertino CA.

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