Number of people with type 2 diabetes worldwide2,3
Estimated number of obese type 2 diabetes patients who are refractory to oral medication3,4,5
Percentage of type 2 diabetes patients who are obese5
Yearly cost of diabetes treatment globally2
Yearly global expenditure on insulin6
Percentage of insulin users who show symptoms of anxiety and distress from insulin injections7
… While there have been remarkable advancements in recent years, there continue to be deficits in type 2 diabetes therapies. An optimal treatment would meaningfully reduce HbA1c, minimize patient adherence as a factor in treatment efficacy, and have minimal side effects. If this were achieved, the consumption of healthcare resources could be significantly reduced while improving the lives of millions of patients.
It’s clear that the medical community is increasingly open to interventional treatments for type 2 diabetes …