Another reason to love the NY Times

NOVELTIES

A New Way to Inhale, Not Inject, Insulin

October 11, 2009 – By ANNE EISENBERG – Money and Business/Financial Desk – 760 Words

PEOPLE with diabetes often inject themselves with insulin at mealtime to help control their blood sugar levels. But a new, palm-size device may let them discretely inhale a dose of insulin instead of using a needle. A small inhaler and insulin powder created by the MannKind Corporation, a drug developer in Valencia, Calif., are before the Food and Drug Administration for marketing approval.

As a parent of a newly diagnosed diabetic I’m surprised it has taken me six months to find this.

Type 1 Diabetes – News, Information on Type 1 Diabetes – NY Times Health Information

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