Nasal glucagon viable option for type 1 diabetes

13:30 EDT 14 Jun 2017 | Healio

SAN DIEGO — Moderate to severe hypoglycemic episodes in adults with type 1 diabetes may effectively be treated with nasal glucagon, and caregivers can safely administer the medication, according to findings presented here. “Research has already demonstrated that 3 mg of nasal glucagon is safe, effective and easy to use,” Elizabeth R. Seaquist, MD, professor of medicine and director of the division of diabetes, endocrinology and metabolism at the University of Minnesota, said during a presentation here.

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