New insulin pill could end daily injections for diabetics

A new insulin pill inspired by a tortoise that can flip itself over when on its back promises to end the misery of daily jabs for diabetics, a new study found.

The blueberry-sized capsule could replace the daily injections taken by type 2 diabetics by injecting insulin in the stomach painlessly. It contains a small needle made of compressed insulin, which is injected after the capsule reaches the stomach.

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Printable version | Oct 17, 2021 3:33:52 PM |

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