Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, September 15th, 2003
While insulin injections enable diabetics to eat and live relatively normally, there are disadvantages to this method of treatment, with multiple injections often needed for tight control. Additionally, the injected insulin cannot be absorbed into the system as quickly as naturally produced insulin.
Inhaled insulin may be able to replace multiple injections of short-acting insulin. In a recent review published in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, researchers evaluated the beneficial and adverse effects, and patient acceptability of inhaled...
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