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Oral insulin capsule developed to replace injections for diabetes patients
February 09, 2019

Scientists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a drug capsule that could be used to deliver oral doses of insulin, potentially replacing the injections that patients with type 2 diabetes have to give themselves every day.

The capsule contains a small needle made of compressed insulin, which is injected after the capsule reaches the stomach.