Drugs for Type 2 Diabetes: Second-Line Therapy Review Update


( Last Updated : February 7, 2018)
Project Line:
Health Technology Review
Project Number:
TR0012-000

Details


For an update on the status of CADTH’s Therapeutic Review of Third-Line Drugs for Type 2 Diabetes, please visit our news section.

CADTH undertook a project to assess the clinical and cost-effectiveness of new drugs for the treatment of patients with type 2 diabetes. These new drugs were in three classes: dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors, glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) analogues, and sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT-2) inhibitors. As part of this project, recommendations from the CADTH Canadian Drug Expert Committee (CDEC) were developed.

This project is an update to two large projects on pharmacotherapy for type 2 diabetes completed by CADTH in the past: an evaluation of second- and third-line therapies for type 2 diabetes originally published in 2010 and an update to this evaluation in 2013.

CADTH developed knowledge mobilization tools in support of this project:

Tools


What Is the Cost of Diabetes Therapy?

Therapeutic Review
Infographic
PUBLISHED: August 2018


How Much Do Diabetes Drugs Cost?

Therapeutic Review
Infographic
PUBLISHED: August 2018


Key Messages Snapshot

Therapeutic Review
Infographic
PUBLISHED: September 2017


Second-Line Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes

Therapeutic Review
In Brief
PUBLISHED: May 2017

CADTH has completed a number of evidence reviews and other projects on the topic of diabetes. Visit our Evidence Bundle on Diabetes Management.


Files

New Drugs for Type 2 Diabetes: Second-Line Therapy — Recommendations Report

Therapeutic Review
Recommendations Report
Volume 4, No. 1c
PUBLISHED: May 2017

New Drugs for Type 2 Diabetes: Second-Line Therapy – Science Report

Therapeutic Review
Science Report
Volume 4, No. 1b
PUBLISHED: September 2017

New Drugs for Type 2 Diabetes: Second-Line Therapy – Science Report — Appendices Only

Therapeutic Review
Science Report — Appendices Only
PUBLISHED: September 2017

Drugs for Type 2 Diabetes – Project Protocol

Therapeutic Review
Project Protocol
PUBLISHED: August 2016