Could this insulin pill replace injections for people with type 1 diabetes? – Diabetes.co.uk

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.

Read more at: https://www.diabetes.co.uk/news/2019/oct/could-this-insulin-pill-replace-injections-for-people-with-type-1-diabetes-95997501.html

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