Tag Archives: Insulin

Medical News Today: Diabetes: Could a pill replace insulin injections?

Researchers have developed a new pill that can deliver insulin straight into the stomach wall. Will injections soon be a thing of the past? An easy-to-swallow pill could replace daily insulin injections. When type 2 diabetes is at an advanced stage, the pancreas is unable to produce enough insulin. At this point, doctors usually recommend… Read More »

Insulin pumps

Most insulin pumps are about the size of a small mobile phone, but models keep getting smaller. They are mostly worn on the body using a band, belt, pouch, or clip. Some models now are wireless. Traditional pumps include an insulin reservoir (cartridge) and a catheter. The catheter is inserted with a plastic needle just… Read More »