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Did you know some injectable insulin is made from Gila Monster spit? It's true. Dr. John Eng's discovery that Gila Monster saliva contains a hormone that stimulates insulin production helped pave the way for type 2 diabetes injectable drug exenatide, which is marketed as Byetta. I learned all this after stalking a drug rep in a hospital elevator!