Forget painful Insulin shots, try the new wonder pill “Cholestosome”

By  ,  Onlymyhealth editorial team
Aug 26, 2016

Subscribe for daily wellness inspiration

Like onlymyhealth on Facebook!

And here comes the good news for people suffering from diabetes. The scientists have developed a wonder pill that will help to control the sugar levels in blood.


insulin pill


A team of experts from Niagara University in New York has developed this new oral pill that is less painful than traditional insulin injection and is more easy to take.


This wonder capsule is named as “Cholestosome” which break down in the stomach and releases the insulin in the bloodstream. This capsule is made up of lipids and is neutral in nature i.e it is not disturbed by the metabolites or any other molecule in the body. This quality of the vesicles makes it more suitable as an oral pill as it manages the high pH of stomach and do not degrade before moving to intestine.

As the cholestosome reaches the intestine, the signaling molecules from the body recognize it and then allow it to pass. The vesicles here releases the insulin. The insulin secreted by this pill mimics the insulin hormone and have a quick action on regulating the sugar levels in the bloodstream.


Earlier preclinical studies with lab rats showed that certain Cholestosomes loaded with insulin have high “bioability” which means they reached the bloodstream and traveled where the insulin needed to be.

The study was presented at the 252nd National Meeting and Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), in Philadelphia.


Image Source : Getty

Read more : Health News

Write a Review
Is it Helpful Article?YES450 Views 0 Comment
Post a Comment

Though all possible measures have been taken to ensure accuracy, reliability, timeliness and authenticity of the information; Onlymyhealth assumes no liability for the same. Using any information of this website is at the viewers’ risk. Please be informed that we are not responsible for advice/tips given by any third party in form of comments on article pages . If you have or suspect having any medical condition, kindly contact your professional health care provider.

  • All
  • Article
  • Slideshow
  • Video
  • QnA

    Medical Miracle

    India’s pregnant man?India’s pregnant man?