The physiological rationale for oral insulin administration.

  title={The physiological rationale for oral insulin administration.},
  author={Ehud Arbit},
  journal={Diabetes technology & therapeutics},
  volume={6 4},
  • Ehud Arbit
  • Published 2004 in Diabetes technology & therapeutics
Insulin remains the most effective and durable drug in the armamentarium for the treatment of advanced-stage diabetes. Nevertheless, clinical studies have shown that even on insulin treatment, a significant percentage of patients fail to attain lasting glycemic control. Well-recognized reasons for this failure include issues related to patients' noncompliance with an injectable drug and the late stage at which insulin is prescribed, but less explicit reasons related to the nonphysiological way… CONTINUE READING

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