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Insulin Pills Finally in Clinical Trials
Posted: Sunday, June 13, 2010
After years of research and anticipation, insulin pills that could make it easier for millions of patients worldwide to manage their diabetes are moving ahead in clinical trials.

Novo Nordisk Begins Trial with Oral Insulin
Posted: Sunday, December 20, 2009
Novo Nordisk started the first human tests on an experimental insulin pill, NN1952, joining companies seeking to develop an alternative to daily injections for diabetes patients who need the hormone to control their disease.

Update on Generex Oral-lyn
Posted: Sunday, December 13, 2009
An independent review of clinical trials of Generex Oral-lyn(TM) shows that the oral insulin spray has a faster onset of action and shorter duration of action than insulin delivered subcutaneously.

Moving Forward with Oral Insulin -- the Holy Grail of Diabetes Therapy
Posted: Monday, November 23, 2009
Danish drugmaker Novo, the world's biggest insulin maker, stated that it is making progress in developing a tablet form of the drug -- a holy grail of diabetes therapy.

New Buccal Insulin Approved by the FDA but with Conditions
Posted: Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Generex Biotechnology Corporation, an innovator for drug delivery for metabolic diseases through the inner lining of the mouth, announced that the U.S. FDA has granted approval for the treatment use of Oral-lyn™ under the FDA’s Treatment Investigational New Drug (IND) program.

New Method To Take Insulin Orally
Posted: Thursday, January 03, 2008
Diabetes treatment could get a whole lot easier to swallow. Dr. Robert Doyle, assistant professor of chemistry at Syracuse University has designed, tested, reproduced and patented a system for delivering insulin through an oral pill.

Scientists Working On A New Insulin Pill
Posted: Saturday, July 14, 2007
Insulin injections may soon be a thing of the past.

Study Tests Oral Insulin to Prevent Type 1 Diabetes
Posted: Friday, June 08, 2007
University of Florida researchers have begun a clinical study of oral insulin to prevent or delay type 1 diabetes in people at risk for the disease.

Investigational Januvia (MSD) Put Through Its Paces for Diabetes
Posted: Thursday, June 15, 2006
Researchers reported that, Januvia (sitagliptin), an investigational oral agent for type 2 diabetes, appears to be effective when given as a monotherapy or as an adjunct to Glucophage (metformin) or Actos (pioglitazone). FDA approval expected soon.

New Oral Insulin Shows Safety, Feasibility in Trials
Posted: Thursday, June 15, 2006
In the first human trials of oral insulin, the drug acted within 15 minutes and showed 60%-70% of the biopotency of injected insulin, without causing any adverse effects, researchers reported here at the 66th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association.

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