Do you have anymore information on the newest studies of the inhalant that is being tested for Type 1 diabetics? Is this procedure being tested on humans at this time and if so, where?
Look at the ADA 1998 Scientific Sessions which will give you an up-to-date summary of work in the U.S. There is another group in Auckland, New Zealand exploring another system. None of these are yet available for general use. The main issues are accurate calibration of the dose, possible long term effects and the problems of respiratory infections; but initial results certainly look optimistic though there will still be a need for one injection of long acting insulin per day. I hope this points you in the right direction.
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:08:57
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.
This site is published by Children With Diabetes, Inc, which is responsible for its contents.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2014. Comments and Feedback.