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Innovative Pill Attaches to Stomach, Releases Insulin, Makes Diabetics Happy

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Insulin injections are a reality for millions of people living with diabetes. Unlike many other drugs, insulin, being a protein, cannot be easily put into the form of a conventional pill. Inhaled insulin (afrezza) is an option that is appropriate for some patients, but it hasn’t caught on very well. A… Read More »

Pharmacy pill testing could be 'feasible' – Australian Journal of Pharmacy

Harm minimisation stakeholders and the family of a young woman who died over the weekend have urged politicians to trial pill testing And community pharmacies could serve as a base for such testing, as occurs in Germany, says one pharmacist. Alex Ross-King, a 19-year-old woman from NSW’s Central Coast, died in Westmead Hospital after attending… Read More »