Our Work in Diabetes

With the prevalence of diabetes continuing to grow in many countries, it is one of the most serious chronic health challenges we face today.

Approximately

MILLION
adults worldwide have diabetes.

Type 2 diabetes accounts for approximately
- %
of all cases of diagnosed diabetes in adults.

Diabetes is one of MSD’s top therapeutic priorities and a point of passion for many colleagues at MSD, both personally and professionally.

Karen, a MSD employee, shares her own experience living with type 2 diabetes.

LEADERSHIP THROUGH INNOVATION AND COLLABORATION

Advancements in diabetes research are making a remarkable difference for patients, but there is much more work to be done. At MSD, we strive for scientific excellence and innovation in all stages of diabetes research, from discovery through approval and afterwards. I am proud to be part of a research team that is committed to doing something truly meaningful to help people with diabetes.
Sam Engel
associate vice president, diabetes, endocrinology, and women's health, MSD Research Laboratories

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