Impact of Insulin Delivery Systems in Elderly Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

Impact of Insulin Delivery Systems in Elderly Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

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This real-world study suggests that improved clinical outcomes are possible in the difficult-to-treat elderly patients with type 2 diabetes group without affecting healthcare costs, by initiating insulin therapy with a pen device. Objectives: To examine differences in clinical outcomes, insulin utilization patterns, healthcare utilization, and costs associated with insulin delivery by pen device or vial and syringe among insulin-nave Medicare patients with type 2 diabetes .

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