Diabetes and CVD module 3: incretin-based therapies

Released 10 February 2021     Expires: 10 February 2023      Programme: Diabetes and CVD 1 CPD/CME credit

Sponsorship Statement: Novo Nordisk have provided sponsorship to support the development of this e-learning programme. Novo Nordisk have had no input into the content of this programme.

Designed to give healthcare professionals an understanding of the cardiovascular outcome trials with incretin-based therapies. It is one of several modules in our diabetes and CVD programme.

Learning objectives

After completing this module, participants should be able to:

  • Review the results of cardiovascular outcome trials (CVOTs) with DPP-4 inhibitors
  • Review the results of key CVOTs with GLP-1 receptor agonists including LEADER, SUSTAIN-6, and REWIND
  • Compare results with SGLT2 inhibitor CVOTs
  • Define patients who would benefit from treatment with GLP-1 receptor agonists


Professor Miles Fisher, Honorary Professor, University of Glasgow, Glasgow


1 CPD/CME credit, 1 hour
BJC Learning has assigned 1 hour of CPD/CME credit to this module

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