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Research and Markets: Investigation Report on China’s Acarbose Market, 2010-2019 Available Now for Analysis for those in Medical Field

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Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Investigation Report on China’s Acarbose Market, 2010-2019” report to their offering.

The number of diabetes patients in China was estimated to be 98.4 million in 2013, ranking first in the world, followed by India (65.1 million), USA (24.4 million), Brazil (11.9 million) and Russia (10.9 million). IDF estimates that by 2035, the number of diabetes patients in China will reach 143 million, still ranking first in the world while that in America will reach 29.7 million. With the improvement of living standards and the change of life styles in China, the incidence of diabetes has kept growing and the market size of diabetes drugs has expanded each year, exceeding CNY 20 billion in 2014 according to the author’s research.

Acarbose, a kind of a-glucosidase inhibitors developed by Bayer, first came into German market in 1990 and then entered the markets of many countries after getting FDA’s approval on September 6th 1995. Acarbose, a kind of complex carbonhydrate, is a a-glucosidase inhibitor which can competitively inhibit a-glucosidase in brush border of cells in intestinal wall and defer hydrolysis of disaccharide and polysaccharide, thus effectively reducing postprandial glycemia. Acarbose can not only reduce postprandial glycemia, fasting glucose, hemoglobin (HbA1c) significantly but also is weight neutral or leads to slight weight loss. When it is used together with sulfonylurea or insulin, the impacts of weight gain can be mitigated.

Companies Mentioned:

– Bayer

– Zhejiang Hangzhou Zhongmei Huadong Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd

– Sichuan Luye Bao Guang Pharmaceutical Industry Co., Ltd

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