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Nasal glucagon safe, effective in treating hypoglycemic events in children at home, school

10:32 EDT 16 Apr 2018 | Healio

Children with type 1 diabetes who experienced a moderate hypoglycemic event returned to euglycemic status within 30 minutes of receiving nasal glucagon from a caregiver in a real-world setting, according to findings from a phase 3 study published in Pediatric Diabetes.
Glucagon, one of the first-line treatments for severe hypoglycemia in a real-world setting, is unstable in an aqueous form. Available kits contain powdered glucagon that must be reconstituted in a multistep process before the drug can be administered to a patient, Larry C. Deeb, MD, a specialist in pediatric endocrinology at

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