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Inhaled insulin- what do you think?

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Lamb Jun 2, 2008. 17 Replies

 

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Date diagnosed
August 24, 1993
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Oral, Shots, Diet and Exercise

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Inhaled insulin

Posted on July 3, 2007 at 7:27pm 2 Comments

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.

The…

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You know...

Posted on June 29, 2007 at 2:58pm 0 Comments

I just took a look at all of you great people who invited me to be friends- and I realized that I am not alone anymore.

Thanks.

BG Log

Posted on June 29, 2007 at 2:54pm 7 Comments

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…

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About me...

Posted on June 18, 2007 at 7:50pm 6 Comments

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…

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At 7:01am on August 26, 2010, Doris D said…
At 5:12pm on October 4, 2009, Linda G said…

Hey Thomas! Just stopping by to see how you're doing....do you have any questions or suggestions? Take a peek at some of the groups when you get a chance, OK?
Take care...and stay connected.
At 2:33pm on August 23, 2008, Kristin said…
Hello Thomas! I just came across your profile and see that you haven't been on TuDiabetes in a while! The community has grown a lot recently (almost 4,000 members now)! When you get a chance, let us know how you are doing!!!
At 6:18am on July 4, 2007, Manny Hernandez said…
Thomas:
It would be super-interesting to see what other people here think about inhaled insulin. Why don't you start a discussion on the Forum section (perhaps under the Treatment category) about it, to see where other people stand on this.
At 4:00pm on June 29, 2007, kimberly said…
Welcome to the diabetes herd, Thomas!
At 7:19pm on June 20, 2007, Manny Hernandez said…
Welcome aboard, man... Good to have you here!!
At 8:44am on June 16, 2007, Scott K. Johnson said…
Welcome Thomas!
 
 
 

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