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Insulin degludec is cost-effective

Insulin degludec (IDeg), a long-acting basal insulin, is cost-effective compared to insulin glargine U100 (IGlar), according to an economic analysis of two phase III clinical studies that was sponsored by Novo Nordisk and presented at the Diabetes UK Professional Conference

Statin prescribing and diabetes

A recent guideline underlines the importance of statins in preventing cardiovascular disease in people with diabetes, explains David Morris.

The ups and downs of blood sugar levels

Hypoglycaemia causes distress and a reduction in quality of life for patients. David Morris explains how patients can best avoid it and how to treat it if necessary.

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