I am currently involved in a clinical trial involving inhaled insulin. The study is sponsored by NovoNordisk.
Before the study started, I was a little concerned about the "inhaled" part- I didn't want to end up with lung cancer, or anything nasty like that.
But the thought of free test strips and insulin was too tempting for me- and here I am! I think that inhaled insulin is way better than injected. I don't have to inject, just load up the machine and breathe it in.
I was just curious as to how people keep track of their blood sugars. In the old days, I had a binder that I would carry with me and enter in readings, before each meal. Now, I am lucky to jot down two days in a row in my Franklin Covey. But that isn't ideal, either- I like to see everything in a table format- so I can track trends, etc.
I have this- dream, I guess- where I can put my readings into a big spreadsheet, and do all sorts of calculations, averages, etc., and perhaps even…Continue
Well, I have been diabetic for about 10 years. I actually can't remember exactly when, either because its been so long, or because I have blotted it out of memory. It wasn't a really traumatic diagnosis- I just started noticing that I was drinking a lot of water, and I wasn't sleeping so well. That was it.
I went to the health center at my college. After a quick exam, and a GTT, and some other blood tests, they came up with the "diabetes" diagnosis. I was started on micronase, and no…Continue