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The last leg of the journey from discovery to patient care may be the most difficult: traversing the commercialization gap. Unless a treatment or technology can reach medical practice, years of research may be meaningless.
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Millions of patients with diabetes lead normal lives because they take insulin on a daily basis to control their condition. Prior to 1922, their lives [...]