Watch How an Insulin Pill Could Transform Diabetes Treatment

Every day, millions of Americans with diabetes have to inject themselves with insulin to manage their blood-sugar levels. But less painful alternatives are emerging. Scientists are developing a new way of administering the medicine orally with tiny vesicles that can deliver insulin where it needs to go without a shot. Now they are sharing their in vivo testing results.

Watch as Mary McCourt, Lawrence M. Mielnicki, and Jamie Catalano discuss their work:

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