Could this insulin pill replace injections for people with type 1 diabetes? –

A revolutionary insulin pill may allow people with type 1 diabetes to avoid needing to take injections, according to researchers in the US.

A specialist unit at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has developed a 3cm capsule which could carry similar levels of insulin as a standard injection.

The results of the study suggest the pill is capable of reaching the small intestine intact, and that it can deliver insulin through the gut wall.

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