Scientists have created a painless patch that can control diabetes without injections

Scientists have been struggling for decades to free diabetics from regular insulin injections.  Now researchers have created a synthetic patch that’s covered in natural beta cells, which can be stuck painlessly to a patient’s skin to secrete insulin when it’s required and safely control blood sugar levels, no injection or monitoring required. The patch hasn’t been tested on humans as yet, but it’s already been shown to safely control the blood sugar levels of mice for at least 10 hours at a time.

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