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With escalating healthcare costs, changes to the regulatory control on pharmaceutical industries and the inevitable adjustments made in policies and investment in healthcare there is enormous interest in the commercial as well as the scientific aspects of today's healthcare industry.

The SAGE Handbook of Healthcare provides an authoritative analysis of the current (and anticipated) developments in the global healthcare industries. Providing a unique perspective that interfaces between the science and business aspects, it combines information on the latest scientific developments with applied, commercial business data from the global marketplace.

The Handbook focuses on the aspects of paramount importance in the healthcare sector: Pharmacoeconomics; Pharmacogenomics; Therapeutics; Diagnostics

Areas covered include: The role of nanotechnology, genomics and cell therapy in medicine; Diagnostics; Biomarkers and technological advances; Case studies in oncology ...

Impact of the PROactive Study on the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes
Impact of the proactive study on the treatment of type 2 diabetes
Introduction: Promising Results in the Recent Proactive Study

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive disease that is frequently linked with long-term microvascular events that cause morbidity (neuropathy, nephropathy, retinopathy, micro-angiopathy) as well as macrovascular events that cause morbidity and mortality (coronary artery disease, stroke, peripheral vascular disease). Moreover, type 2 diabetes is the primary cause of end-stage renal disease worldwide. The life-threatening complications of this disease constitute a significant unmet medical need worldwide, particularly because the prevalence of type 2 diabetes has soared in recent years as a result of changing eating habits and lifestyles.

The therapeutic goals with every type 2 ...

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