By Amy Tenderich on May 6, 2015
Today, more in our series on Afrezza in the Real World...
Some analysts are giving not-so-positive outlooks on Afrezza based on early financial reports that the new inhaled insulin raised just a measly $1.1 million in its first weeks on the market. But those in the Diabetes Community who are actually using this new treatment option have mostly good things to say.
We continue looking into this newest inhaled insulin product from MannKind and Sanofi by sharing some more user testimony, this time from another fellow type 1, and also a type 2 new to insulin altogether. They come from opposite ends of the D-treatment continuum, but both seem very excited about what they are seeing.
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By MikeH on May 5, 2015
North Carolina is poised to become the first state to pass a law encouraging doctors to tell parents about the warning signs of type 1 diabetes during regular office wellness visits. This could very well help prevent undiagnosed diabetes by raising awareness early on.
By MikeH on May 4, 2015
In the coming months, we'll see the Roche Accu-Chek Connect system hit the market here in the States -- giving us the first mobile app approved by the FDA that actually offers insulin dosing recommendations, via a built-in bolus calculator.
By DiabetesMine Staff on May 3, 2015
The latest Marvel comic book-based Avengers movie hit the big screen this past weekend. For those of us in the pancreatically challenged universe, here are some weapons of choice our own Avengers team might have on hand...
By WilD May 2, 2015
On this week's Ask D'Mine advice column, Wil Dubois answers questions about those "without reason" blood sugar changes and insulin pump infusion sites that get wonky and don't seem to work. Wil has some thoughts, of course, so read on to hear what he has to say.
By MikeH on May 1, 2015
You may remember our past interview with Jeremy Larsen, a fellow longtime type 1 who lives in Japan and created a blood sugar photo project called 70-130. He's originally from Georgia, but has lived in the city of Osaka on Japan's main island for a decade, after moving there to teach and travel. Now Jeremy's at it again with a new diabetes-related project that took him through 18 European countries recently.