Diabetes Drug Facts by the Numbers

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                                                                Compiled by


                                                        Dr. Robert M. DiSogra



NOTE: The information presented here is accurate as of 5/20/19



Diabetes Drug Fact Sheet “By The Numbers” 2019


 0 the number of drugs with tinnitus as a reported side effect


 1 the number of drugs that are inhalants


 1 the number of drugs with facial edema, tingling of the ears, spinning sensation, vertigo, or 

        visual field defect as a reported side effect 


 2 the number of drugs with visual disturbances as a reported side effect


 5 the number of drugs with ear pounding as a reported side effect


8 the number of drugs with puffiness/swelling near the eyes or on the face as a reported side

        effect


 9 the number of professionals involved in managing a person with diabetes (endocrinologist, 

        primary care physician, otolaryngologist, audiologist, pharmacist, podiatry, optometrist, 

        dentist and the diabetes educator)


10 the number of drugs with lightheadedness as a reported side effect


12 the number of drugs with lightheaded (upon getting up) as a reported side effect


16 the number of drugs with ear congestion as a reported side effect


21 the number of drugs with an auditory-related side effect


21 the number of drugs that are a combination of two diabetes drugs


22 the number drugs that are injected


31 the number drugs that are taken orally


34 the number of drugs with weakness as a reported side effect


42 the number of drugs with blurred vision as a reported side effect


43 the number is drugs with a side effect that could influence a balance assessment


75 the number of FDA approved drugs for diabetes


726 the approximate number of on-going clinical trials for diabetes (as of 5/16/19)