NPC Archive Item: Insulin analogues cost NHS millions

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working. 24 October 2011 A UK study found that if all analogue insulin dispensed in the UK between 2000 and 2009 had been for human insulin alternatives, the NHS would […]

NPC Archive Item: Glitazone use associated with pneumonia in a meta-analysis

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working. 16 June 2011 This meta-analysis of 13 RCTs (n=17,627) found the use of glitazones was associated with an increased risk of pneumonia or lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI) in […]

NPC Archive Item: More evidence for self-monitoring of blood glucose in type 2 diabetes?

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working. 22nd February 2011 A study has found that a structured self-monitoring of blood glucose intervention package improved glycaemic control compared with enhanced usual care in patients with poorly controlled type […]