Parenteral absorption of insulin from the lung in diabetic children

Aust Paediatr J. 1987 Oct;23(5):293-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1754.1987.tb00275.x.

Abstract

Semi-synthetic human insulin was delivered via a novel nebulizer to the respiratory tracts of six diabetic children. Blood glucose control obtained was at least as good as a control day when they received their usual dose of subcutaneous insulin.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Administration, Inhalation
  • Adolescent
  • Aerosols
  • Blood Glucose / metabolism
  • Child
  • Diabetes Mellitus / drug therapy*
  • Humans
  • Insulin / administration & dosage*
  • Insulin / pharmacokinetics
  • Lung / drug effects
  • Lung / metabolism*
  • Nebulizers and Vaporizers

Substances

  • Aerosols
  • Blood Glucose
  • Insulin