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Valeritas Announces The Publication Of A Retrospective Analysis Of Patient-Reported Data On The V-Go In The Current Issue Of Endocrine Practice
Date:11/12/2012

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Valeritas announced today the results from a recent retrospective analysis that looked at data relating to the clinical experience and feedback of patients with Type 2 diabetes who used the V-Go™, a wearable device for the delivery of insulin. The retrospective analysis of self-reported data from V-Go patients has been published in the current issue of Endocrine Practice, a peer-reviewed journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. Results from the analysis showed that V-Go helped patients to improve their glycemic control, and patients also reported a positive overall experience with regard to their general satisfaction, mealtime insulin compliance, and comfort while on the V-Go.

The goal of the retrospective analysis was to review patient impressions of the V-Go. When rating their overall experience with V-Go on a scale from 1 to 10, with 10 being the most positive, the mean patient rating was 9.1 at 12 weeks of treatment. The average ratings rose through weeks 4, 8 and 12 for all baseline insulin regimen subsets.1 Reviewers of the retrospective analysis data also noted that despite a slight decrease in total daily insulin dose while on the V-Go, patients had a lower A1c -- reviewers discovered that patients had a mean decrease in A1c from 8.8 percent to 7.6 percent while using the V-Go. Reviewers also found that following discontinuation of V-Go use, patients A1c rose to 8.2 percent.

"Patient feedback showed the V-Go was simple to use, discreet and comfortable to wear. In addition, the retrospective analysis indicated that V-Go use generally helped patients to improve glycemic control and a decrease in A1c," said Cheryl Rosenfeld, DO, FACE, FACP, lead author of the study and Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. "These attributes of the V-Go may have
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