FUDiabetes

More interesting ways to bring insulin into the body

The article discusses two teams. One, at MIT and Harvard, uses pills and micro-needles injecting into the stomach. The other one, at UCSD, is quite intriguing: it uses nanotech to deliver its vehicle to the small intestine using weird bubble propulsion…

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/02/07/692331050/avoiding-the-ouch-scientists-working-on-ways-to-swap-the-needle-for-a-pill/

The first team is working with Novo Nordisk. But I feel that both are unlikely to see therapeutic applications in the near future. Still, interesting :slight_smile:

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