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A smart insulin patch

Nature volume 524, pages 3940 (06 August 2015) | Download Citation

A microneedle-containing patch that is designed to sense elevated blood glucose levels and to respond by releasing insulin could offer people with diabetes a less-painful and more-reliable way to manage their condition.

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  1. Omid Veiseh and Robert Langer are in the Department of Chemical Engineering, and at the David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA, and in the Department of Anesthesiology, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

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