The global diabetes devices market size was valued at USD 28.1 billion in 2022 and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.5% from 2023 to 2030. The market is primarily driven by factors such as an increase in technological advancements and rise in the incidences of obesity. Moreover, increasing adoption of insulin delivery devices and rising prevalence of diabetes are driving market growth. Leading manufacturers are focusing on technological innovations and development of advanced products to gain substantial share of the market. For instance, in November 2022, Ypsomed Holding AG launched an automated insulin dosing system, my life Loop, in partnership with CamDiab. The product is authorized for use in Germany with Abbott’s FreeStyle Libre 3 sensor.
Individuals diagnosed with diabetes are at an increased risk for COVID-19, thereby accelerating the demand of diabetes devices to effectively manage patients in hospital as well as home care settings. The increasing demand of diabetes devices is attributed to preventing the longer hospital stays and higher mortality rates in diabetic patients.
In response to the urgency brought about due to the pandemic, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued guidance to permit the usage of home-use devices in hospital settings. This ensured the safety of healthcare workers by minimizing patient interactions. Thus, the adoption of diabetes devices amid COVID-19 was critical in managing the patients, thereby reducing the total healthcare expenditure mainly in resource constrained settings.
Increase in incidence of diabetes due to aging, obesity, and unhealthy lifestyle is one of the factors contributing to the growth of the market. Obesity is a major factor leading to diabetes. According to World Health Organization (WHO), in 2016, over 1.9 billion adults were overweight, of which, around 650 million people were obese. Risk factors, such as obesity and overweight, are leading to an increase in the incidence of diabetes. Therefore, risk factors such as smoking, overweight, obesity, and high cholesterol levels are expected to boost the prevalence of diabetes, thus fueling the need for diabetes devices.
The number of people suffering from diabetes in regions such as MEA and APAC is increasing, which in turn is propelling the demand for diabetes treatment. Thus, presence of untapped growth opportunities in rapidly growing MEA and Asian economies and growing awareness of diabetes in these regions are anticipated to boost the demand for diabetes devices.
Large geriatric population, affordable healthcare facilities, cost-efficient labor, and relatively less stringent regulatory policies are among the factors compelling diabetic devices manufacturers to expand their businesses. The manufacturers are now focusing on leveraging opportunities present in developing economies to gain maximum market share.
Technological advancements in diabetes devices such as the introduction of high-end insulin pumps and pens are propelling the demand for these products. Leading manufacturers are focusing on technological innovations and development of advanced products to gain a substantial share of the market. In June 2022, Abbott announced the development of novel continuous glucose and ketone monitoring system with a new bio wearable.
Insulin delivery devices are identified as the fastest growing segment in the global diabetes devices market and account for over 54.0% share in 2022. The insulin delivery devices are further analyzed for pens, pumps, syringes and jet injectors. Pens held a larger share of the diabetes devices market in 2022. However, the pump segment is expected to gain substantial market share as it is estimated to grow at the fastest CAGR during the forecast period.
The adoption of blood glucose meters is gradually increasing due to advantages such as portability and accuracy. Market players are also focusing on developing these devices and are introducing small blood glucose meters. Some of the smallest blood glucose meters with advanced technology available in the U.K. are Abbott Diabetes Care Freestyle Lite, Bayer’s CONTOUR NEXT USB, Lifescan’s One Touch UltraEasy, Accu-Chek Aviva Nano, Accu-Chek Mobile, & TRUEone blood glucose meter. The introduction of these small, discreet, and easy-to-use blood glucose meters is expected to boost segment growth during the forecast years.
CGM is said to further collaborate with insulin delivery systems to ensure a single integrated system for efficient diabetes care management. For instance, Tandem Diabetes Care launched its Slim X2 insulin pump, which is integrated with Dexcom G6 CGM. Similarly, Ypsomed Holdings developed a CGM system called Mylife Unio Neva, which integrates with the company’s insulin pump.
In 2022, hospital pharmacies accounted for over 54.3% of the market penetration owing to high footfall and availability of products. The two types of pharmacies operating within a hospital campus are inpatient pharmacy and outpatient pharmacy. Inpatient pharmacy is present within the hospital, accessible only by authorized personnel serving operation rooms, ICU, inpatient wards, and special service areas. Whereas outpatient pharmacies are generally located in hospital lobbies and entrances for customers. Handheld glucose meters and insulin delivery devices are available at the outpatient pharmacy.
As online pharmacies directly procure diabetes devices from the manufacturers, it helps them avail lucrative deals for customers. The increasing patient awareness about online pharmacies and increased public-private funding are key factors driving the segment. The COVID-19 pandemic has positively impacted the e-pharmacies business; the sales volume of diabetes devices is observed to have increased through this platform.
The hospital segment dominated the market with largest market share of 40.9% in 2022. The increasing number of hospital admissions of diabetes patients is boosting the demand for the segment. Patients suffering from diabetes have a threefold chance of hospitalization compared with those without diabetes. Diabetes technology has evolved rapidly in the past few years. Most of these technologies aim to improve diabetes care in hospitals and clinics. These advancements in technology have increased the usage of insulin pumps in hospitals and clinics.
The homecare segment is anticipated to have a lucrative growth rate at 6.8% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) during the forecast period. This growth is attributed to growing awareness about diabetes preventive care. Increasing government initiatives to promote awareness about diabetes and user-friendly interface of insulin pumps are increasing the demand for insulin pumps in homecare settings. Moreover, increasing geriatric population is boosting the demand for homecare.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 80% of the total elderly population are living in low- and middle-income countries. By 2050, the total population aged 60 and older is expected to reach 2 billion. Thus, the abovementioned factors are boosting the demand for insulin pumps in-home care settings, which is expected to grow at an exponential growth rate.
North America dominated the market for the revenue share of 38.88% in 2022 and is expected to lead the market with a growth rate of over 6.9% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) during the forecast period owing to its well-established healthcare sector. The increasing prevalence of obesity and the high cost of treatment is also expected to drive the region, along with technological advancements and new product launches.
In North America, the U.S. dominated the market owing to a large diabetic population and favorable reimbursement policies. High per capita income and increasing healthcare spending are among the key factors driving its market. According to American Diabetes Association, in 2019, the average estimated cost of diabetes-specific treatments per person was USD 9,505.60. In the U.S., a diabetic patient can incur an overall medical expenditure of nearly USD 16,750 per year. Furthermore, the adoption of smart devices and technological advancements such as the use of AI & data analytics are propelling the market growth.
The adoption rate of insulin delivery devices in Asian countries, such as China and India, is high. Factors such as growing awareness about diabetes care and an evolving healthcare landscape are responsible for the higher adoption of these devices in the APAC countries. In addition, the rise in healthcare spending has led to an increase in the adoption of technologically advanced products in countries such as China & India and is expected to boost the overall market growth.
Market leaders are focusing on product launches and technological collaboration to increase their foothold in the market. For instance, in November 2020, Novo Nordisk announced the acquisition of Emisphere Technologies-a drug delivery technology company. The acquisition is anticipated to help Novo Nordisk gain a competitive edge in the oral antidiabetic market. In February 2023, Ascensia Diabetes Care collaborated with SNAQ to empower patients with diabetes to make mealtime decisions and improve the management of diabetes. Some of the prominent players in the global diabetes devices market include:
B Braun Melsungen AG
Valeritas Holding Inc.
Market size value in 2023
USD 30.3 billion
Revenue forecast in 2030
USD 50.3 billion
CAGR of 7.5% from 2023 to 2030
Base year for estimation
2018 - 2021
2023 - 2030
Revenue in USD million, and CAGR from 2023 to 2030
Revenue forecast, company ranking, competitive landscape, growth factors, and trends
Type, distribution channel, end-use, region
North America; Europe; Asia Pacific; Latin America; Middle East & Africa (MEA)
U.S.; Canada; UK, Germany; France; Italy; Spain; Denmark; Sweden; Poland; Norway; Switzerland; Japan; China; India; Thailand; South Korea; Australia; Vietnam; Philippines; Malaysia; Indonesia; Brazil; Mexico; Chile; Columbia; Argentina; South Africa; Saudi Arabia; UAE; Kuwait; Oman
Key companies profiled
Abbott Laboratories; F.Hoffmann-La-Ltd.; Bayer AG; Lifescan, Inc.; B Braun Melsungen AG; Lifescan, Inc.; Dexcom Inc.; Insulet Corporation; Ypsomed Holdings; Companion Medical; Sanofi; Valeritas Holding Inc.; Novo Nordisk; and Arkray, Inc.
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This report forecasts revenue growth at global, regional & country levels and provides an analysis on the industry trends in each of the sub-segments from 2018 to 2030. For the purpose of this study, Grand View Research has segmented the global diabetes devices market report on the basis of type, distribution channel, end-use, and region:
Type Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2018 - 2030)
Blood Glucose Monitoring Devices
Blood Glucose Meters
Continuous Glucose Monitoring Devices
Insulin Delivery Devices
Insulin Jet Injectors
Distribution Channel Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2018 - 2030)
End-use Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2018 - 2030)
Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2018 - 2030)
Middle East & Africa
b. The global diabetes devices market size was estimated at USD 28.1 billion in 2022 and is expected to reach USD 30.3 billion in 2023.
b. The global diabetes devices market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 7.51% from 2023 to 2030 to reach USD 50.3 billion by 2030.
b. North America dominated the diabetes devices market with a share of 38.8% in 2022. This is attributable to the presence of a large number of patients and a favorable reimbursement scenario.
b. Some key players operating in the diabetes devices market include Medtronic plc; Abbott Laboratories; F.Hoffmann-La-Ltd.; Bayer AG; Lifescan, Inc.; B Braun Melsungen AG; Lifescan, Inc.; Dexcom Inc.; Insulet Corporation; Ypsomed Holdings; Companion Medical; Sanofi; Valeritas Holding Inc.; Novo Nordisk; and Arkray, Inc.
b. Key factors that are driving the diabetes devices market growth include the increasing incidence of diabetes due to the rising geriatric population and an increasing number of obesity cases, along with technological advancement in the field of diabetes preventive care.
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