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Review Article Volume 7 Issue 11

Therapeutic Efficacy of Nanoparticles in the Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus. An Overview

Madiha M Al Sulimani1*, Abdulkader M Shaikh Omar1,2, Salim M El Hamidy1,2 and Isam M Abu Zeid1,2

1Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
2Princess Dr. Najla Bint Saud Al-Saud Center for Excellence Research in Biotechnology, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

*Corresponding Author: Madiha M Al Sulimani, Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Received: September 27, 2023; Published: October 26, 2023


Nanotechnology can provide new solutions for diabetes management by developing more accurate .and less invasive methods for glucose monitoring and insulin delivery. For example, nanoparticles can be used as contrast agents to help diagnose type 1 diabetes at an early stage, or as carriers for oral insulin formulations that can bypass the digestive enzymes and reach the bloodstream. Nanosensors can also be implanted or worn on the skin to measure glucose levels continuously and wirelessly, reducing the need for painful finger pricks and frequent testing. Moreover, nanotechnology can enable smart insulin delivery systems that can automatically release insulin in response to variations in blood glucose levels, mimicking the function of a healthy pancreas. This review aims to highlight the recent advances and challenges of nanotechnology in diabetes treatment and prevention.

 Keywords: Nanotechnology; Diabetes; Insulin; Nanopump; Artificial Pancreas


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Citation: Madiha M Al Sulimani., et al. “Therapeutic Efficacy of Nanoparticles in the Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus. An Overview”.Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 7.11 (2023): 108-117.


Copyright: © 2023 Madiha M Al Sulimani., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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