Why it matters: NICE recommend that for patients with type 2 diabetes requiring insulin, 'neutral protamine Hagedorn' (NPH) insulin is the preferred starting therapy with insulin, and that the more expensive long-acting insulin analogues (detemir and insulin glargine) can be considered as an alternative in certain circumstances.
Description: Number of prescription items for long-acting human analogue insulins as a percentage of the total number of prescription items for all long-acting and intermediate acting insulins excluding biphasic insulins.
Tagged as: Standard, Cost Saving, Diabetes, NICE (or browse all measures)
Sub-ICB Locations are ordered by mean percentile over the past six months. Each chart shows the results for the individual Sub-ICB Location, plus deciles across all Sub-ICB Locations in the NHS in England.
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