New insulin replacement technologies: Overcoming barriers to tight glycemic control
Camilo A. Leslie, MD
Department of Endocrinology, Cleveland Clinic Florida
Address: Camilo A. Leslie, MD, Department of Endocrinology, Cleveland Clinic Florida, 3000 West Cypress Creek Road, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309
New insulin analogues act more quickly, allowing better postprandial glycemic control and making intensive control easier. New methods of delivering insulin, notably inhaled insulin, will soon provide alternatives to painful injections. Improved glucose sensors may eventually make an artificial pancreas possible.