Inhalable Insulin: Viable Option for Diabetics
June 3, 2016•9 min
Inhalable insulin may be a good alternative to injections.People with type-1 and type-2 diabetes have to monitor blood glucose and concern themselves with insulin injections.Inhalable insulin may be easier on diabetics. It's easier to administer outside of the home and peaks in a shorter amount of time. This type of delivery system has minor side effects in the lungs, so those with lung issues may not be suitable candidates for inhalable insulin.Endocrinologist Dr. Jean Luis Selam joins Melanie Cole, MS, to discuss inhalable insulin.