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Volume 33, Number 3, pages 13-18

Emerging Technologies in Rapid-Acting Prandial Insulin

David C. Klonoff, M.D., F.A.C.P., Fellow AIMBE

Physicians have long felt “the need for speed” in reference to the insulin therapies they prescribe for their patients with diabetes. The pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of current injected insulin products are still too slow compared with those of naturally released insulin. In this article, several novel ultra-rapid-delivery systems in various stages of development are reviewed.

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