Nice insulins, pity about the evidence

  title={Nice insulins, pity about the evidence},
  author={Frits Holleman and Edwin A. M. Gale},
In February 2006 the German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Healthcare (IQWiG), an independent body with a mandate to assess the evidence for medical interventions, released its final report on the use of short-acting insulin analogues in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. The report found no advantage over soluble (regular) human insulin. Given that analogues cost more than soluble insulin, the report concluded that there was no evidence to support their use in patients with type 2… CONTINUE READING


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