About type 2 diabetes

A growing global health crisis

• More than 350M people globally living with type 2 diabetes

• Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney failure, lower-limb amputations & blindness in adults

• Average annual medical expenditure > 2.3X higher for diabetics

Majority of patients are not achieving treatment goals

• US$35Bn annual expenses for type 2 diabetes medical therapies

• Average type 2 patient is on more than 6 prescription medications

• Fewer than 50% of patients achieve HbA1c target 

Challenges to maintain optimal medical therapy

• Polypharmacy result in regular tolerability issues for more than 70% of patients

• Therapeutic inertia delays therapy progression in 50% of patients

• Only 40% of patients are compliant with medical therapy after 12 months