At the end of the insulin injection is in sight

At the end of the insulin injection is in sight

World December 9, 2016 07:48

basel - Scientists develop a new method for the administration of insulin for diabetic patients. There a capsule under the skin of the patient is introduced which automatically releases insulin when the body needs it. This brings the end of the accursed injection in sight.

The system could bring relief for diabetics with all types 1 and some people with type 2. The tests that have taken scientists with mice, showed that the blood sugar level remains normal for weeks.

The inserted capsule contains genetic cells that secrete insulin. The scientists of the ETH University in Basel, Switzerland are positive about the system developed. They think about 2040 about 10 percent of the world's population will suffer from some form of diabetes.

The implant would be a great outcome. The capsule may include but to be replaced three times a year. Side effects of the injection, complications eyes, nerves and heart, then belong to the past, reports The Guardian.

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