All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘insulin’

Inhalable Insulin Approved By The FDA

For people suffering from diabetes, getting the insulin they need can be an inconvenient task. Most people are forced to give themselves shots in order to help regulate their blood sugar, and many long for an easier and more convenient method. The FDA has recently approved a new medication, inhalable insulin. The insulin is available in small single-use cartridges. Each …

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Insulin Pump Sensors Reduce Hypoglycemia, Shows Study

A new study published today in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) shows that certain sensors on insulin pumps can significantly decrease hypoglycemic episodes in those with type 1 diabetes. The sensors in question detect when blood sugar falls below a certain level, then cuts off insulin delivery. The study looked at 95 type 1 diabetes patients from …

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Insulin Treatments for Diabetes May Become Obsolete

Type-1 diabetes is a medical condition in which patients suffer from a deficiency of insulin, produced in the islets of Langerhans region of the pancreas. Insulin is responsible for regulating the metabolism of energy in the body, primarily in the form of glucose. Insulin takes glucose from the blood, which in high levels can become toxic, and stores it as …

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