NOVELTIESOctober 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.
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