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The Global Glucose Monitoring Market: Forecasts to 2020

Diabetes is a leading cause of death and disability in the worldwide. It increases the risk for heart disease, end-stage renal disease, blindness, amputation, and complications of pregnancy and is ranked as the sixth leading cause of death.    Disease prevalence is driving sales of monitoring equipment.  The glucose monitoring device and diabetes management market is focused on utilizing advancements recently introduced to provide easier-to-use products and more accurate glucose monitoring. 

This Kalorama information report, The Global Glucose Monitoring Market provides market estimates and forecasts for this important test category.  As part of its coverage, the report breaksout the revenues earned by the glucose monitoring industry into appropriate segments so that businesses can assess the right market opportunity for the area they compete in.  The report includes estimates and forecasts for the following segments: 

 - Traditional Glucose Monitoring Devices
  • Meters
  • Test Strips
  • Lancets
  • Glycated Hemoglobin Devices

 - Continuous Glucose Monitoring Devices
  • Transmitters/Receivers
  • Sensors
 - HbA1c and other Market

There are many issues facing this industry. Some issues are helping to propel the market; while other issues are retarding growth forward. Issues and trends driving the market for glucose monitoring devices and diabetes management include:  New innovations, Reimbursement challenges, Recalls, Aging of the population, Increasing life expectancy, Healthcare spending trends, Advances in sensors, Health insurance portability, Cost cutting, Healthcare efficiency, Capacity challenges, Growing acceptance of mobile technologies and other factors. These are discussed at length in the report, as are their role in market growth. 

In this global report, Kalorama identifies market size and forecast for Traditional Glucose Monitoring and Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) both worldwide and for the following countries and regions:

  • United States 
  • Germany 
  • France 
  • Italy 
  • UK 
  • Japan 
  • Brazil 
  • Russia 
  • India 
  • China 

Although there are many participants in the market, a handful of companies continue to make a significant impact on the glucose monitoring devices and diabetes management market. A select few are discussed here, including:

  • Abbott Laboratories  
  • AgaMatrix  
  • Arkray, Inc 
  • Bayer Diabetes
  • Bionime Corporation  
  • DexCom, Inc.  
  • Echo Therapeutics  
  • Entra Health Systems LLC  
  • Fora Care, Inc 
  • Genesis Health Technologies  
  • GlySure Limited  
  • Insulet 
  • Johnson & Johnson 
  • Medtronic  
  • Nipro Diagnostics, Inc 
  • Nova Diabetes Care, Inc. 
  • Oak Tree International Holdings, Inc. 
  • Prodigy Diabetes Care, LLC 
  • Roche  
  • U.S. Diagnostics, Inc. 

Telephone interviews and email correspondence were the primary method of gathering information. For the purpose of this study, Kalorama Information conducted interviews with more than 14 key industry officials, consultants, health care providers, and government personnel. These sources were the primary basis in gathering information specifically relating to revenue and market share data presented in this report. Specific interviews with company representatives included marketing directors, division managers, and product representatives.

Additionally, Kalorama Information has nearly a decade of compiled industry contacts, technology knowledge and industry experience reporting on the patient management market segment, a market with parallel industry dynamics.Secondary sources such as company literature, databases, investment reports, and medical, information technology and business journals were used to complement primary information. Databases covering patient billings and units sold were significant resources for validating primary findings.


  • Executive Summary
    • MARKET OVERVIEW
    • SCOPE AND METHODOLOGY
    • SIZE AND GROWTH OF THE MARKET
      • Table The Global Glucose Monitoring Devices and Diabetes Management Market 2013-2020 (in millions of dollars)
    • MARKET PARTICIPANTS
  • Introduction
    • OVERVIEW
    • REGULATION OF GLUCOSE METABOLISM
      • Hormone Regulation
      • Exercise
      • Stress
    • ETIOLOGY
      • Type I
      • Type 2
      • Gestational
      • Others
    • RISK FACTORS
    • DIAGNOSTIC TESTS
      • Fasting Blood Sugar (FBS)
      • 2-Hour Postprandial Blood Sugar (PPBS)
      • Random Blood Sugar
      • Glucose Tolerance Test
      • Glucose Urine Test
      • Glycated Hemoglobin (HbA1c)
    • DEMOGRAPHICS
      • Population Growth
        • Table Global Population and Average Annual Change, 2005 - 2050 (population in thousands)
      • Aging of the Population
        • Table Global Population Trends Age 65+, 2000-2050 Year Over 65 Population (millions)
    • DIABETES INCIDENCE AND PREVALENCE
      • Global Impact of Diabetes
        • Table United States and Canada Diabetes Statistics, 2014
        • Table Europe Diabetes Statistics by Country, 2014
        • Table Africa, Middle East, Asia Pacific Diabetes Statistics by Country, 2012
        • Table Latin America Diabetes Statistics by Country, 2014
      • Obesity
    • NEW DIABETES MONITORING TECHNOLOGIES
      • Wireless Technologies
      • Smartphones in Healthcare
      • Remote Monitoring
      • Cloud-Based Mobile Healthcare
      • EMR (EHR) Data Transfer Applications and Equipment
      • Technology Innovation
  • Traditional Glucose Monitoring Devices and Diabetes Management Market
    • TRADITIONAL GLUCOSE MONITORING DEVICES AND DIABETES MANAGEMENT
      • Overview
      • Glucose Meters, Test Strips and Lancets
        • Table Selected Traditional Glucose Meters
      • Glycated Hemoglobin
        • Table Selected HbA1c Devices
      • New Product Innovations
        • Table Selected Noninvasive Glucose Monitoring Devices
        • Table Selected Apps and Glucose Management IT
    • MARKET ANALYSIS
      • Table The Global Market for Traditional Glucose Monitoring Devices and Diabetes Management 2013-2020 (in millions of dollars)
    • MARKETS BY PRODUCT SEGMENT
      • Table The Global Traditional Glucose Monitoring Devices and Diabetes Management Market by Product Segment 2013-2020 (in millions of dollars)
      • Markets by Application
        • Table Global Traditional Glucose Monitoring Self-Testing Market Analysis, 2015-2020 (in millions of dollars at the manufacturer's level)
        • Table Global Traditional Glucose Monitoring Professional Testing Market Analysis, 2015-2020 (in millions of dollars at the manufacturer's level)
      • Markets by Global Region
        • Table Top Five EU Countries Traditional Glucose Monitoring Device and Diabetes Management Markets by Revenues and Percent 2015 (in millions $)
        • Table Top Four Rest of World Countries Traditional Glucose Monitoring Device and Diabetes Management Markets by Revenues and Percent 2015 (in millions $)
        • Table The Global Traditional Glucose Monitoring Device and Diabetes Management Market by Region, 2013-2020 (in millions of dollars)
      • Competitive Analysis
        • Table Competitor Analysis, Global Traditional Glucose Monitoring Device and Diabetes Management Participants, 2015
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring and Sensor Market
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Selected Product Examples
        • Table Selected Continuous Glucose Monitor Devices and Sensors
        • Table Selected Continuous Blood Glucose Systems in Development, 2015
    • MARKET ANALYSIS
      • Table The Global Continuous Glucose Monitoring and Sensor Market 2013-2020 (in millions of dollars)
    • MARKETS BY PRODUCT SEGMENT
      • Table The Global Continuous Glucose Monitoring and Sensor Market by Product Segment 2013-2020 (in millions of dollars)
      • Markets by Global Region
        • Table Top Five EU Countries Glucose Monitoring and Sensor Market by Revenues and Percent 2015 (in millions $)
        • Table Top Four Rest of World Countries Continuous Glucose Monitoring and Sensor Market by Revenues and Percent 2015 (in millions $)
        • Table The Global Continuous Glucose Monitoring and Sensor Market by Region, 2013-2020 (in millions of dollars)
      • Competitive Analysis
        • Table Competitor Analysis, Global Continuous Glucose Monitoring and Sensor Market Participants, 2015
  • Issues and Trends
    • OVERVIEW
    • NEW INNOVATIONS
    • REIMBURSEMENT CHALLENGES
    • RECALLS
      • Table Summary of Abbott Diabetes Care Recalls
      • Aging of the Population
    • INCREASING LIFE EXPECTANCY AND THE DEMAND FOR ADVANCED HEALTHCARE DELIVERY OPTIONS
    • HEALTHCARE SPENDING TRENDS
    • U.S.HEALTH INDUSTRY TRENDS
      • Table National Healthcare Expenditures in the United States 1960-2020
      • U.S. Healthcare Challenges
    • ADVANCES IN SENSORS
    • HEALTH INSURANCE PORTABILITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT (HIPAA)
    • COST CUTTING
    • HEALTHCARE EFFICIENCY
      • Electronic Medical Records
      • Data Management and the Electronic Medical Record
    • GROWING ACCEPTANCE OF MOBILE TECHNOLOGIES
      • Table Technology Adoption (millions)
      • FCC Rules for Medical Wireless Communication
      • System Compatibility
  • Global Glucose Monitoring Devices and Diabetes Management Market and Competitor Analysis
    • OVERVIEW
    • MARKET DRIVERS AND INHIBITORS
      • Growth Drivers
      • Growth Inhibitors
    • TOTAL GLOBAL MARKET SIZE AND FORECAST
      • Table The Global Glucose Monitoring Device and Diabetes Management Market 2013-2020 (in millions of dollars)
    • GLOBAL MARKETS BY PRODUCT SEGMENT
      • Table The Global Glucose Monitoring Devices and Diabetes Management Market by Product Segment 2013-2020 (in millions of dollars)
    • MARKET ANALYSIS BY REGION
      • Table The Global Glucose Monitoring Devices and Diabetes Management Market by Region, 2013-2020 (in millions of dollars)
    • UNITED STATES MARKET OVERVIEW
      • Markets by Product Type
        • Table United States: Glucose Monitoring Devices and Diabetes Management Market by Product Segment 2015 ($ in millions)
    • EUROPEAN MARKET OVERVIEW
      • Markets by Product Type
        • Table Europe: Glucose Monitoring Devices and Diabetes Management Market by Product Segment 2015 ($ in millions)
    • JAPAN MARKET OVERVIEW
      • Markets by Product Type
        • Table Japan: Glucose Monitoring Devices and Diabetes Management Market by Product Segment 2015 ($ in millions)
    • REST OF WORLD MARKET OVERVIEW
      • Table Rest of World: Glucose Monitoring and Diabetes Management Market 2013-2020
      • Markets by Product Type
        • Table Rest of World: Glucose Monitoring Devices and Diabetes Management Market by Product Segment 2015 ($ in millions)
  • Corporate Profiles
    • INTRODUCTION
    • PROFILES
    • ABBOTT LABORATORIES
      • Company Overview
      • Performance Review
    • AGAMATRIX
      • Company Overview
    • ARKRAY, INC
      • Company Overview
    • BAYER DIABETES CARE
      • Company Overview
      • Performance Review
    • BIONIME CORPORATION
      • Company Overview
      • Performance Review
    • DEXCOM, INC.
      • Company Overview
      • Performance Review
    • ECHO THERAPEUTICS
      • Company Overview
    • ENTRA HEALTH SYSTEMS LLC
      • Company Overview
    • FORACARE, INC
      • Company Overview
    • GENESIS HEALTH TECHNOLOGIES
      • Company Overview
    • GLYSURE LIMITED
      • Company Overview
    • INSULET
      • Company Overview
      • Performance Review
    • JOHNSON &JOHNSON
      • Company Overview
      • Performance Review
    • MEDTRONIC
      • Company Overview
      • Performance Review
    • NIPRO DIAGNOSTICS, INC
      • Company Overview
    • NOVA DIABETES CARE, INC.
      • Company Overview
    • OAK TREE INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS, INC.
      • Company Overview
    • PRODIGY DIABETES CARE, LLC
      • Company Overview
    • ROCHE
      • Company Overview
      • Performance Review
    • U.S. DIAGNOSTICS, INC.
      • Company Overview
  • List of Contributors

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