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Studies are ongoing to understand the oral delivery and efficacy of insulin pill or tablet.
Prefer low GI index foods like vegetables, lentils and avoid fried foods and foods rich in fat, carbohydrates and sugar. Keep an eye on your glucose levels.
Diabetes when uncontrolled can cause sudden increase in blood sugar level causing an emergency called Diabetic ketoacidosis which can be life threatening if not treated in time. Also, long standing Diabetes may lead to organ damage which can be fatal.
If we swallowed insulin the digestive enzymes in our stomach would break it down before reaching our bloodstream. Therefore, at this time, all insulin must be injected into our body.