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
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.
[Editor's comment: The studies have been done in both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes (see
insulin, by aerosol delivery device
the Diabetes Monitor, for more details).
Original posting 1 Jul 1998
Posted to Research: Other
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:08:58
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