PMID: 567349Jul 1, 1978

Treatment of insulin-resistant form of diabetes mellitus by intravenous droplet infusion of insulin

Problemy e̊ndokrinologii
O M Pliats

Abstract

Four patients with an insulin-resistant form of diabetes mellitus were treated with intravenous droplet injections of swine insulin. There was revealed a rapid reduction of the 24-hour requirement in insulin and of the antiinsulin antibody titre. The method proved to be effective for the treatment of patients with "immune" and "nonimmune" forms of insulin resistance. The method is recommended for the treatment of patients with diabetes mellitus decompensation.

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