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leap to say I’m on them for life. If we could have a rapid-acting tablet for mealtimes that would be an achievement – the ultimate would be to avoid injections, where we give tablets for long-acting insulin.” Prof Brayden said nano-technology – putting tiny particles in a tablet – means medicine can go directly into the gut wall. He explained: “Injections of insulin mean organs outside the liver, its intended target, will get high concentrations they don’t need. “This will lead to side effects such as weight gain and other undesirable events Prof Brayden
Car sunk in mud in Jordan capital later in life.” The documentary is part of a joint programme from NUI Galway’s CURAM Centre for Research in Medical Devices and the Galway Film Centre programme.
Suvi Coffey, the Dublin mother of toddler Rosie, tells the documentary she won’t let Type 1 diabetes affect her daughter’s life.
She said: “Her life will be the same as any other child and as she goes on I think she will be stronger and a little bit more resilient. She is an amazing, incredible, strong little girl.”
Bittersweet: The Rise of Diabetes is on RTE One on World Diabetes Day on Wednesday at 11.10pm.
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