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Mounjaro ® (tirzepatide) injection
2.5 mg/5 mg/7.5 mg/10 mg/12.5 mg/15 mg
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Why did Lilly measure the proportion of participants achieving HbA1c levels of <7%, ≤6.5%, and <5.7%?
The HbA1c levels were chosen based on select guidelines and definitions of glycemic classification.
SURPASS Study HbA1c Values
A glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) of <7% is the recommended target for most nonpregnant adults with type 2 diabetes (T2D) according to the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD).1,2
An HbA1c of ≤6.5% is the recommended target for most nonpregnant adults with T2D if this target can be achieved safely according to the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology (AACE) clinical practice guideline.3
An HbA1c <5.7% is considered a normal HbA1c level, or the level seen in people without T2D.4
1American Diabetes Association. Standards of care in diabetes—2023. Diabetes Care. 2023;46(suppl 1):S1-S292. https://diabetesjournals.org/care/issue/46/Supplement_1
2Davies MJ, Aroda VR, Collins BS, et al. Management of hyperglycemia in type 2 diabetes, 2022. A consensus report by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD). Diabetes Care. 2022;45(11):2753-2786. https://doi.org/10.2337/dci22-0034
3Blonde L, Umpierrez GE, Reddy SS, et al. American Association of Clinical Endocrinology clinical practice guideline: developing a diabetes mellitus comprehensive care plan—2022. Endocr Pract. 2022;28(10):923-1049. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eprac.2022.08.002
4Understanding A1C. American Diabetes Association. Accessed April 25, 2023. https://www.diabetes.org/a1c
Date of Last Review: April 25, 2023