eISBN: 978-981-5196-53-5 (Online)
Nanotechnology has shown immense promise for advancing blood glucose control. This technology offers the potential to safeguard pancreatic cells from autoimmune destruction by driving the creation of innovative therapeutic agents that can be delivered to specific targets.
In this book, you will find a comprehensive exploration of diabetes and its approved medical treatments. The book delves into how nanotechnology can amplify the efficacy of current treatment modalities, potentially paving the way for a gene therapy solution to combat this disease. Starting with the history of diabetes treatment, the book explains treatment challenges for diabetes before getting into the three ways nanoscience is helping in diabetes treatment: insulin delivery, drug delivery and nucleotide delivery. Each chapter is contributed by accomplished experts in their respective fields, who strive to offer a thorough, yet accessible discussion of the subject.