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Inhaled insulin is a promising alternative for patients who won't inject

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7577.1064-c (Published 16 November 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:1064

Until recently, people with diabetes had to inject their insulin. Now they can inhale it instead. A meta-analysis of 16 trials concluded recently that inhaled insulin works almost as well as subcutaneous insulin for patients with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes. More …

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