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Since it had been suggested that insulin inhalation might be used to avoid injections, Palm made a thorough study of various spray methods of administering insulin, and came to the conclusion that there was no chance of its becoming a practical method. In the watery solution necessary for use as a spray insulin was largely or wholly destroyed, so that excessive quantities would have to be used in order to obtain an effective dose. The method is, therefore, costly and wasteful.
Versuche űber Inhalation von Insulin.. Ann Intern Med. ;1:117. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-1-2-117
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1927;1(2):117.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism.
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