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Valeritas Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for the V-Go™ Disposable Insulin Delivery Device
Date:12/8/2010

ermanente Ventures, and Agate Medical Investments.

Information on Valeritas and the V-Go™ Disposable Insulin Delivery Device can be found at www.valeritas.com.

About Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic and progressive disease in which the body fails to produce or properly utilize insulin, a hormone that regulates blood sugar (glucose) levels.(1) High blood glucose levels can lead to serious complications, including heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, blindness, kidney disease, amputation, and even premature death.(2)  

Approximately 23.6 million US children and adults have diabetes, including nearly 6 million who are undiagnosed.(2) Diabetes is classified as Type 1 or Type 2. The Type 2 form of the disease is most common, affecting approximately 95% of adults with diabetes.(1) In Type 2 diabetes, either the body does not produce enough insulin or the body's cells do not use insulin properly.(1) In Type 1 diabetes, the body stops producing insulin altogether.(1),(3)

To control blood glucose levels, approximately 4.5 million people in the US with Type 2 diabetes take insulin(4), which is usually administered by injection. About 3 million of these insulin users have not achieved target glucose levels currently recommended by the American Diabetes Association.(4),(5) In addition, many people with Type 2 diabetes could benefit from insulin therapy, but refuse to start on therapy or skip taking insulin for a variety of reasons, including interference with daily activities, injection pain, and embarrassment about injecting medication around family and friends or in public.(6),(7) In one study, approximately 80% of Type 2 diabetes patients only required a single daily basal rate of insulin.(8)  Using continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion therapy for Type 2 diabetes mellitus patients may lead to improved glycemic control.  

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