The American Journal of Managed Care December 2010
Resource Utilization With Insulin Pump Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
A retrospective claims analysis of managed care enrollees with type 2 diabetes mellitus showed that insulin pump therapy reduced antidiabetic drug and healthcare resource use.
In conclusion, continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion was associated with significant decreases in antidiabetic drug and healthcare resource utilization, contributing to stability of care. The evidence from this study indicates that CSII should be considered as an option for patients with T2D who are using MDI and are experiencing a high degree of antidiabetic drug utilization and healthcare resource utilization.
Author Affiliations: From Medtronic, Inc (PML, TP, JL, SWL), Northridge, CA; i3 Innovus (AAR, NS, YF), Eden Prairie, MN.
Funding Source: The study was funded by Medtronic, Inc.
Author Disclosures: Mr Lynch, Mr Peoples, Ms Levinson, and Dr Lee report being employees and stockholders of Medtronic, Inc. Dr Riedel, Mr Samant, and Mr Fan are employees of i3 Innovus, and their company received payment from Medtronic, Inc to complete this analysis. Authorship Information: Concept and design (PML, AAR, JL, SWL); acquisition of data (PML, AAR, YF); analysis and interpretation of data (PML, AAR, NS, YF, TP, JL, SWL); drafting of the manuscript (PML, AAR, NS, TP, SWL); critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content (PML, AAR, TP, JL); statistical analysis (PML, AAR, NS, YF); provision of study materials or patients (SWL); obtaining funding (PML); administrative, technical, or logistic support (TP); and supervision (PML, JL, SWL).
Address correspondence to: Peter M. Lynch, MPH, Medtronic, Inc, 18000 Devonshire St, Northridge, CA 91325. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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