Diabetes-related quality measure attainment: canagliflozin versus sitagliptin based on a pooled analysis of 2 clinical trials.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE To evaluate attainment of diabetes-related quality measures with canagliflozin 100 mg, canagliflozin 300 mg, and sitagliptin 100 mg in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. STUDY DESIGN This post hoc analysis used pooled data from two 52-week, randomized, double-blind, phase 3 clinical trials that evaluated the comparative efficacy of canagliflozin and sitagliptin. One trial evaluated patients on metformin at baseline with add-on canagliflozin 100 mg, canagliflozin 300 mg, or sitagliptin 100 mg; the other trial evaluated patients on metformin and a sulfonylurea at baseline with add-on canagliflozin 300 mg or sitagliptin 100 mg. METHODS Individual diabetes-related quality measures, including glycated hemoglobin (A1C), blood pressure (BP), low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), body mass index (BMI), and change in body weight, were assessed. RESULTS At baseline, the proportions of patients meeting criteria for all quality measures were similar between groups. At 52 weeks, compared with sitagliptin 100-mg treatment, canagliflozin 100 mg demonstrated either comparable or superior glycemic control. Additionally, canagliflozin 100 mg versus sitagliptin 100 mg demonstrated superior attainment of BP, BMI, and weight-related quality measures; no difference was seen with respect to LDL-C. At 52 weeks, compared with sitagliptin 100-mg treatment, canagliflozin 300 mg demonstrated superior glycemic control at all thresholds of A1C, and superior BP, BMI, and weight-related quality measures; there was no difference in LDL-C quality measure attainment. CONCLUSION We evaluated the comparative efficacy of canagliflozin 100 mg, canagliflozin 300 mg, and sitagliptin 100 mg on quality measure attainment after 52 weeks of treatment. Compared with sitagliptin 100 mg, canagliflozin 100 mg demonstrated comparable or superior attainment of diabetes-related quality measures. Compared with sitagliptin 100 mg, canagliflozin 300 mg demonstrated superior diabetes-related quality measure attainment, including glycemic, BP, and weight-related quality measures; there was no difference in LDL-C quality measure attainment between either dosage of canagliflozin and the 100-mg dosage of sitagliptin.

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@article{Bailey2014DiabetesrelatedQM, title={Diabetes-related quality measure attainment: canagliflozin versus sitagliptin based on a pooled analysis of 2 clinical trials.}, author={Robert A. Bailey and Ujjwala Vijapurkar and Gary E. Meininger and Marcia F. T. Rupnow and Lawrence Blonde}, journal={The American journal of managed care}, year={2014}, volume={20 13 Suppl}, pages={s296-305} }