Table C18Annual costs of blood glucose monitoring*

Annual costs of strips
Mean (£)Min (£)Max (£)
Biphasic analogue and human211.04175.20235.50
Exenatide and glitazones45.1037.4450.33

Average blood glucose monitoring costs were included in the UKPDS costing analysis, so there will be some double counting in adding the annual costs shown in the table

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

Cover of Type 2 Diabetes
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NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 66.
National Collaborating Centre for Chronic Conditions (UK).
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