Table C18Annual costs of blood glucose monitoring*

Annual costs of strips
Mean (£)Min (£)Max (£)
Glargine105.5287.60117.75
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.
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