Indian researchers create breakthrough method of delivering the insulin pill. The days of injections seem truly numbered now
This is probably the sweetest bit of news for diabetics around the world, and it is coming from India.
A report in the Medical News Today says that Indian researchers have figured out a way to ‘fix’ the insulin pill in the body.
Till now, one of the biggest obstacles was in delivering the insulin pill to the gut in a way that it can be absorbed by the body. A team of researchers at the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research have found a method to do this: wrap insulin in little sacs of liposomes, which are made of the same material as cell membranes. Continue reading Indian medics find way to ‘fix’ insulin without needles