Treatments: Insulin Pill
The idea of this research area is to take insulin as tablets like other medications.
None of the diabetes pills currently used to treat Type 2 diabetes contain insulin.
Instead, they contain medicines that affect various aspects of the insulin-related system.
However, all Type 1 diabetics would love to replace their daily
injections with pills containing insulin.
Unfortunately, insulin is a protein,
and hence is broken down in the stomach.
This makes insulin more difficult to
get to work in a tablet than other types of medications which are not broken
down and digested.
Count: Insulin Pill is listed as a: treatment for 0 conditions; alternative treatment for 0 conditions; preventive treatment for 0 conditions; research treatment for 0 conditions.
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