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Re: [IP] Inhaled Insulin

There was a radio advertisement for Type 2 Diabetics to take part in a 
Inhaled insulin research program.
I haven't heard of any program for type 1's

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Linda Zottoli" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Cc: "Linda Zottoli" <email @ redacted>
Sent: Wednesday, July 19, 2006 10:25 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] Inhaled Insulin

> While I, of course, agree with all who have commented on inhaled insulin's 
> problems as a regular treatment for someone who is insulin-dependent, I 
> was having a little reverie the other day <gr.> about things that might 
> simplify my control problems.  I don't react quickly to insulin, though I 
> did 10 years ago, when I first started Humalog.  Now, I often have to wait 
> more than an hour to see any effect at all from a correction bolus, and 
> several more hours to see the full effect. ( Except for the correction 
> times, the lag doesn't work too badly, incidentally, since I also have 
> gastroparesis <gr.>.)  But I wonder if using inhaled insulin for 
> corrections might make my life easier.
> Though it would not make as much difference in my life as that wonderful 
> and always available chef who cooked such wonderful tasting food, with 
> immediate access to all fresh produce and instant cooking techniques, and 
> exact info on all nutritional info, that I was imagining for my kitchen 
> <gr.>.
> Linda Z
> .
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