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Forget Insulin Injections: New Patches Integrate Pancreatic Beta Cells to Control Blood Glucose

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Forget Insulin Injections: New Patches Integrate Pancreatic Beta Cells to Control Blood Glucose

At the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University researchers may be fundamentally changing how insulin is delivered to help treat diabetes. Currently most people either use needle injections or insulin pumps, while pancreatic beta cell transplants have not been advanced enough for adoption. Needles are painful and improper injections can lead to hypoglycemia, while pumps are not for everyone and have their own limitations.

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