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Why do diabetics have to inject insulin instead of just drinking it?

Why do diabetics have to inject insulin instead of just drinking it?

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.

Last updated on 10 May 2022

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