Navigation Links
Sixty Percent of Surveyed Type 2 Diabetes Patients in the U.S. Who Use Insulin Indicate They Would Request a Switch to a Less Expensive Biosimilar Insulin if Such an Agent Became Available
Date:12/23/2010

BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that 60 percent of surveyed type 2 diabetes patients in the U.S. who currently use insulin indicate they would request that their doctor switch them to a less expensive biosimilar insulin if such an agent became available.

The new Patient Forum report entitled Patient Forum in Type 2 Diabetes: Patients' resistance to injectable agents may cause challenges for emerging GLP-1 analogues finds that although most surveyed type 2 diabetes patients indicate that they have some form of prescription coverage associated with their insurance, patients taking insulin report that they feel their disease is a greater financial burden compared to other patient segments. The majority of surveyed insulin users indicate they are also taking at least one oral antidiabetic, resulting in multiple copayments each month, increasing the monthly out-of-pocket cost for these patients.

"In addition, since patients who take insulin are generally advised to check their blood glucose at least twice each day, the cost of the necessary equipment such as test strips and glucose meters also contributes to a greater financial burden for insulin patients," said Decision Resources Program Manager Jennifer Moniz Carpenter, M.B.A.

Surveyed users of Amylin/Eli Lilly's Byetta are the most likely to request a switch to an agent that is injected once a week or once a month, suggesting that these patients may request a switch to an emerging GLP-1 analogue with improved dosing if they become aware of the drug.

"Amylin and Eli Lilly may be able to avoid loss of sales to other emerging GLP-1 analogues by campaigning for physicians to switch current Byetta users to the extended-release formulation, Bydureon, when the drug becomes available," Ms. Moniz Carpenter said.

About Decision Resour
'/>"/>

SOURCE Decision Resources
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine technology :

1. Sixty-One Percent of Newly Diagnosed Parkinsons Disease Patients Do Not Receive Any Drug Treatment in the First Year of Diagnosis
2. Iomai Trial Shows 100 Percent Immune Response in Elderly Subjects Vaccinated With Novel Travelers Diarrhea Patch Vaccine
3. MedImmunes Motavizumab Reduced RSV Hospitalizations by 83 Percent Among High-Risk Native American, Full-Term Infants in Placebo-Controlled Phase 3 study
4. LAP-BAND(R) System Weight-Loss Surgery Associated With More Than 70 Percent Reduced Risk of Death in People With Severe Obesity
5. Phase II Study of Zevalin(R) Consolidation Following Fludarabine and Mitoxantrone Chemotherapy Results in 100 Percent Complete Remission Rate and 89 Percent Three-Year Progression Free Survival in Patients with Previously Untreated Non-Follicular Indolent
6. Divigel(R) (estradiol gel) 0.1 Percent Offers Lowest Approved Dose of Estradiol for Treatment of Moderate to Severe Hot Flashes Associated with Menopause
7. New Data Shows 45 Percent of Patients with Stage 1 Hypertension Reached Normotension with BENICAR(R) and BENICAR HCT(R)
8. Nexavar Significantly Improves Overall Survival by 47 Percent in Asia-Pacific Liver Cancer Study
9. Welchol(TM) Lowered A1C by a Mean 1 Percent or Greater When Added to Metformin-, Insulin-, or Sulfonylurea-Based Therapy in 47 Percent of Patients Evaluated
10. A Drug With Efficacy Superior to That of Xenical at Inducing Weight Loss Would Earn a 40 Percent Patient Share in the Obesity Drug Market
11. CV Therapeutics Announces Archives of Internal Medicine Publication of Study Showing 20 Percent of Heart Attack Patients in Premier Registry Experienced Angina at One Year
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/2/2014)... , Sept. 2, 2014  For over a decade ... no link between vaccines and autism. But at least for ... In a statement , William Thompson , ... information" linking the MMR vaccine to an increased risk of ... of the same data suggests that African American males have ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... Calif. , Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ... just recognized as one of the fastest growing ... past few years, the company has undergone significant ... research, late phase global clinical development, anti-viral and ... 2 years, WCCT Global has successfully participated in ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... Sept. 1, 2014 Reportlinker.com announces that ... its catalogue:  Drug Discovery Technologies - A ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p02349116/Drug-Discovery-Technologies---A-Global-Market-Overview.html The development of new ... requires extensive expenditure, in addition to consuming a ... a new drug involves the utilizing high-throughput screening ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:CDC vaccine scientist admits wrongdoing. 2CDC vaccine scientist admits wrongdoing. 3Contract Research Organization WCCT Global Celebrates Being Named as One of the Fastest Growing Companies in America 2Drug Discovery Technologies - A Global Market Overview 2Drug Discovery Technologies - A Global Market Overview 3Drug Discovery Technologies - A Global Market Overview 4Drug Discovery Technologies - A Global Market Overview 5Drug Discovery Technologies - A Global Market Overview 6Drug Discovery Technologies - A Global Market Overview 7Drug Discovery Technologies - A Global Market Overview 8Drug Discovery Technologies - A Global Market Overview 9Drug Discovery Technologies - A Global Market Overview 10Drug Discovery Technologies - A Global Market Overview 11Drug Discovery Technologies - A Global Market Overview 12Drug Discovery Technologies - A Global Market Overview 13Drug Discovery Technologies - A Global Market Overview 14
... Dec. 21, 2011  Shareholders of Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: ... Express Scripts. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100609/MEDCOLOGO ) ... vote present in person or by proxy at a special ... Merger dated July 20, 2011 by a margin of 99 ...
... 2011 Actavis Group, the international generic pharmaceuticals company, today ... a binding letter of intent (LOI) with QRxPharma Limited (ASX: ... United States.  Under the terms of the ... IR, a patented 3:2 ratio fixed dose combination of morphine ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Medco Shareholders Approve Merger With Express Scripts 2Actavis to Launch Novel Pain Medication in the US 2Actavis to Launch Novel Pain Medication in the US 3
(Date:9/2/2014)... N.J. (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 ... technologies and development solutions for drugs, biologics and ... of its strategic partner, Eli Lilly’s growth, it ... packaging lines at its Philadelphia Clinical Supply Center ... syringe packaging capabilities in its clinical supply facility ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... The performance of the Lotteries ... years. Industry revenue is estimated to grow at a ... through 2014-15, following stabilised growth over the past three ... alternate forms of gambling. Horse and sports betting, poker ... all become increasingly popular over the past five years, ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... Based on new studies, concerns ... kidney and spleen surgeries, have continued to mount. ... patients. , An article in the "Public ... Titilope Oduyebo and Bradley J. Quade called, "Peritoneal ... on Nov 26, 2012 defines a morcellator ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to excess ... equal, a new study finds. The research found that ... person,s odds for high blood pressure more than overall body ... of high blood pressure. But it wasn,t clear how the ... to researchers at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... York (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 ... announces that Class Counsel has filed an application ... awards in the class action litigation brought over ... LLP, the Court-Appointed Class Counsel in this litigation ... Bernstein, LLP; Audet & Partners, LLP; Levin Fishbein, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Catalent Supports Eli Lilly's Growing Global Clinical Trials Needs with New Investment in Automated Packaging Solutions 2Health News:Lotteries in Australia Industry Market Research Report Now Updated by IBISWorld 2Health News:Lotteries in Australia Industry Market Research Report Now Updated by IBISWorld 3Health News:New York Law Firm Discusses Allegedly Dangerous Surgical Morcellator Devices And Cancer Risk 2Health News:New York Law Firm Discusses Allegedly Dangerous Surgical Morcellator Devices And Cancer Risk 3Health News:'Spare Tire' May Be Especially Bad for Your Blood Pressure 2Health News:A Proposed Order Has Been Submitted in A Class Action Law Suit Brought Over Flushmate Toilets, Parker Waichman Announces 2Health News:A Proposed Order Has Been Submitted in A Class Action Law Suit Brought Over Flushmate Toilets, Parker Waichman Announces 3
... a brain cancer death sentence. It is the most lethal ... are diagnosed with GBM annually in the U.S., half ... within 3 years. The treatments include highly invasive surgeries to ... dose, both leading to a very low quality of life. ...
... conducted by the University of Michigan’s researchers has revealed that those ... unsafe are likely to put on weight. As many as 16% ... in the US are reported to be overweight, while in the ... tripled since the early 1990s. ,The researchers, led ...
... one more reason to raise a toast- a formula for ... // can pep-up your spirits and relish the ... University, and author of the formula for Marks & Spencer, ... open a champagne bottle. According to smith, P = T/4.5 ...
... difficult acrobatic stunts and are paying the price with a ... ,Cheerleaders catapult in the air, climb human ... the ground. They also make it to the emergency room. ... Pediatrics estimates that 208,800 young people aged 5 to 18 ...
... that is mainly present in pain relievers. Recently there is ... // clinicians complaining about over dosage of Acetaminophen. ... 50% of these cases are unintentional. Drugs like Tylenol, Benadryl, ... as one of the main composition in them. ...
... smokers or those who have been smoking in the past have ... tomography (CT scan) to detect // lung cancer if any, ... effective treatment and thereby improve the prognosis. ,The ... family history of the dreadful disease. For those of you ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Radiology advance points way to non-invasive brain cancer treatment 2Health News:Surroundings Have An Effect On Weight 2Health News:Cheerleaders run high risk of injury-US study 2Health News:Painkillers Lead To Liver Failure 2Health News:CT Scan A Must For Smokers With Family History Of Lung Cancer 2
... navigation for Spine is ... integrate C-arm fluoroscopy with ... 3500 - spine Multi-application ... for ENT, cranial and ...
The ZEPHIR Anterior Cervical Plate System is the lowest profile plate clinically available....
... Mx8000 is a family of multislice CT ... version, Mx8000 also is available in an ... the same friendly user interface, advanced applications ... Both Dual and Quad systems can be ...
... 16 is Philips premium 16-slice CT scanner. ... to automatically delivering high quality, advanced results, the ... a platform that has been the most popular ... comprehensive organ assessment literally within seconds, and with ...
Medicine Products: