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Our mission is to provide people with type 2 diabetes a simple insulin therapy that can free them from the burden of multiple daily injections so that they can more comfortably and consistently maintain target glycemic values," said James Peterson, founder and CEO, CeQur.
According to a recent publication, half of all patients requiring multiple daily injections intentionally skip doses because they consider the injections embarrassing, inconvenient, painful and/or disruptive to their daily activities.
People with type 1 diabetes rely on multiple daily injections of insulin, or an insulin infusion pump, to control their blood glucose, but control is not perfect and they are at risk of serious long-term health complications.
However, the UK lags behind with 96% of patients here relying on multiple daily injections.
FROM THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF DIABETES EDUCATORS LAS VEGAS--Insulin pump therapy may be cost saving compared with multiple daily injections for patients with type 2 diabetes who have high insulin dose requirements, according to the results of a small study.
The study, also published in the New England Journal of Medicine, compared patients on the Medtronic device with those who used standard finger-stick monitors and multiple daily injections of insulin to manage their blood sugar.
There are two types of diabetes: Type 1 diabetes strikes children and adults suddenly and requires multiple daily injections of insulin and finger prick blood glucose tests.
The only treatment is multiple daily injections of insulin.