Stomach-Proof Gel Hints At Jab-Free Diabetes Treatment  
4/22/2008 8:36:23 AM

New Scientist -- A gel that can smuggle insulin past the stomach and slowly release the drug into the blood could do away with diabetics' daily injections. Pills made from the new material could also deliver other protein-based drugs, such as human growth hormone, that must be protected from being digested in the stomach.