REVIEW ON EFFECTIVE AND COMPATIBLE WAY OF DELIVERING THE INSULIN THROUGH NOVEL DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEMS
Kayalvizhie Su.*, Padmapriya S. and Rajalakshmi A. N.
Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disorder arises due to the insufficient insulin present and improper utilisation of fat in the body. Diabetes mellitus is categorised into Insulin dependent diabetes mellitus, Non-Insulin dependent diabetes mellitus and Gestational diabetes mellitus. Type I Diabetes mellitus is treated using Insulin and Type II Diabetes mellitus is treated with oral hypoglycaemic agents. Gestational diabetes mellitus is treated either with Insulin or oral hypoglycaemic agents. Insulin is always administered by parenteral route for treating type I diabetes mellitus which causes pain due to repeated injections, to overcome this problem and to improve the patient compliance, currently various novel drug delivery systems of Insulin are being developed and used. This article is aimed to enlighten on the diverse novel drug delivery systems of Insulin which is primarily used in the case of Type-I Diabetes mellitus.
Keywords: Diabetes, insulin, novel drug delivery system.
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