ADA 81st Symposium: The Effect of Nasal Glucagon in Insulin-Induced Hypoglycemia
Aug 17, 2021
Editor: Steve Freed, R.PH., CDE
Author: Alan Martinez, PharmD Candidate, University of South Florida Taneja College of Pharmacy
The preparation of nasal glucagon is immediate and intended for use in an emergency hypoglycemic event, but how well can it reverse these events?
Patients with diabetes always risk facing a hypoglycemic event, especially those patients with type 1 diabetes. One option to combat severe hypoglycemic events is injectable glucagon, but another option is to administer glucagon through the nose. While both forms effectively treat patients who experience hypoglycemic episodes, the question becomes, how do they handle the varying levels of these episodes? This question is what this study is trying to answer and is the purpose of this study....
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