Table C40An initial SBP of 150 mmHg for people taking glitazones compared to 140 mmHg for people taking other treatments

Total QALYsTotal costs (£)Inc. QALYInc. cost (£)ICER
Human insulin8.0519,527
Pioglitazone7.8320,890−0.211,363dominated
Glargine8.0021,467−0.041,940dominated
Biphasic analogue8.0523,0330.003,505ED
Rosiglitazone7.7725,603−0.276,076dominated
Exenatide8.0829,0010.039,474£280,495

From: Appendix C, Health economic analysis of third-line therapy with insulins, glitazones or exenatide in Type 2 diabetes

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