Diabetes and CVD module 4: the role of SGLT2 inhibitors

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 outcomes trials with SGLT2 inhibitors in patients with diabetes, chronic kidney diease and heart failure. 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 SGLT2 inhibitors in people with diabetes, including EMPA-REG OUTCOME, CANVAS and DECLARE-TIMI 58
  • Asses the results of trials of SGLT2 inhibitors in patients with renal disease, including CREDENCE and DAPA-CKD
  • Asses the results of trials of SGLT2 inhibitors in patients with heart failure, including DAPA-HF and EMPEROR-Reduced
  • Define patients who would benefit from treatment with SGLT2 inhibitors


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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