Topic: Diabetes

Diabetes: Type 2

Jan 2022 | Assessment

Interventions of Interest: tirzepatide (Eli Lilly) More than 34 million Americans, or 10% of the US population, have diabetes mellitus. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), which is characterized by progressive loss of adequate insulin secretion from the pancreas and peripheral resistance to insulin, accounts for 90-95% of those cases. Prevalence of T2DM increases with age […]

Diabetes: Prevention Programs

Jun 2016 | Assessment

Intervention of interest: Diabetes prevention programs The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 29.1 million Americans have diabetes and 1.7 million adults are newly diagnosed with diabetes mellitus each year. The direct medical costs of diabetes were estimated to be $176 billion in 2012. Interventions to prevent diabetes have the potential to save […]

Diabetes: Type 2

Nov 2019 | Assessment

Interventions of Interest: oral semaglutide (Rybelsus®, Novo Nordisk) liraglutide (Victoza®, Novo Nordisk) sitagliptin (Januvia®, Merck) empagliflozin (Jardiance®, Boehringer Ingelheim). Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a condition where cells do not respond adequately to insulin and so there are high glucose (sugar) levels. In the United States approximately 30 million individuals have diabetes mellitus (DM), […]

Diabetes: Type 2

Oct 2014 | Assessment

2014 Interventions of Interest: Sulfonylureas Insulin Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors Glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists Continuous blood glucose monitoring The management of type 2 diabetes has received significant attention over the past decade due to the increasing prevalence of this condition and the rise in costs associated with its treatment. Approximately 29 million Americans have […]

Diabetes: Type 1 and Type 2

Feb 2016 | Assessment

Intervention of interest: Insulin degludec (Tresiba®, Novo Nordisk A/S). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 29.1 million Americans have diabetes and 1.7 million adults are newly diagnosed with diabetes mellitus (DM) each year. To treat diabetes, approximately 6 million Americans use insulin therapy as part of their treatment plan to control […]