The Agency For Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) in the USA has made an interesting report on the use of premixed vs long acting insulins for Type 2 diabetics. Here is the link.
The report states that 16% of Type 2 diabetics in the USA use insulin alone to control their diabetes. It is reported, elsewhere, that there are approximately 24 million diabetics in the USA and roughly 10% of those are Type 1's. That means that the USA has 21.6 million Type 2's and 2.4 million Type 1's. If 16% of the Type 2's use insulin alone then there are about 3.5 million Type 2's and 2.4 million Type 1's who use insulin alone. So there are about 1.1 million more Type 2's than Type 1's who use insulin alone to control their diabetes in the USA. I was rather surprised.
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