Delivering Insulin in a Pill – Technique Could Replace Daily Injections For Diabetics


Source: Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Summary: Researchers have developed an oral delivery method that could dramatically transform the way in which diabetics keep their blood sugar levels in check.


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Oral delivery method could dramatically transform the way in which diabetics keep their blood sugar levels in check. Credit: Harvard SEAS

 


More information: Amrita Banerjee et al, “Ionic liquids for oral insulin delivery,” PNAS (2018).  www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1722338115


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