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The initiation of insulin therapy in the management of type 2 diabetes involves an approximate 10% increase in total health care expenditures initially, although this is offset by the consistent and substantial 40% decrease in subsequent total health care expenditures 9 months following insulin initiation.

Rosenblum, Michael S., and Michael P. Kane. Analysis of Cost and Utilization of Health Care Services Before and After Initiation of Insulin Therapy in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. J Managed Care Pharm. 2003; 9(4): 309-16. http://www.amcp.org/data/jmcp/Research-309-316.pdf

Reference

Title
Analysis of Cost and Utilization of Health Care Services Before and After Initiation of Insulin Therapy in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Publication
J Managed Care Pharm
Publication Date
2003
Authors
Rosenblum, Michael S., and Michael P. Kane
Volume & Issue
Volume 9, Issue 4
Pages
309-16
URL
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