The Insulin Talk: What To Say When Your Patient Needs to Start Insulin

Medscape
December 29, 2016

Jay H. Shubrook, DO: 
Hi. I am Jay Shubrook, DO, professor in the Department of Primary Care at Touro University, in California. I am delighted to talk today with Eugene Wright, MD, a clinical faculty member in the Department of Community and Family Medicine at Duke University School of Medicine.

Our topic today will be, how do you start a conversation with your patients about insulin? This is a very important topic. Sometimes this is a simple conversation, but other times, it can be quite charged and there can be resistance, from both the provider and the patient. How do you start this conversation with your patients when you think they need insulin?

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