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Afrezza inhaled fast acting insulin

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by pinewood, Mar 15, 2015.

  1. Billytrack

    Billytrack Type 1 · Active Member

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    Aye, but sorry, you don't actually have any results yet according to your post? Fair enough if that was a mistake?
     
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  2. PaulinaB

    PaulinaB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    It's very interesting how everyone talking about this insulin is a completely new member of the forum, taking part only in this specific thread...
     
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  3. donnellysdogs

    donnellysdogs Type 1 · Master

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    I thought the same and just couldn't be bothered to ask!! Totally strange how newbies to me have suddenly leapt forward.. But was going to see if there was anybody going to give figures/stats for being on for 2 years trialling..... I know better than to believe in miracle drugs.. I still remember the miracle drug thalidomide...
     
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  4. RuthW

    RuthW Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Same here. My mother is dying very slowly from heart failure associated with COPD. I won't be inhaling anything for at least twenty years if I can help it.
     
  5. noblehead

    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    OK everyone, can we all just be respectful to one-another and not make accusations or insults to members who have posted on this thread, even if it is their first post on the forum.
     
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  6. tim2000s

    tim2000s Type 1 · Expert
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    @AfrezzaUser, @bsharp669, as a long term triallist and a shorter term user, can you please share your experiences of your spirometry tests that I trust were undertaken according to the MannKind guidelines?
     
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  7. T.H. Brown

    T.H. Brown Prediabetes · Member

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  8. Bsharp6669

    Bsharp6669 Type 1 · Newbie

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    My Spirometry results were sent electronically directly to my Endo. I didn't see them, I was told they were good. I don't worry about inhaling it because it has been a highly tested drug, and because I probably inhale more dust everyday than Afrezza.

    I can see a ton of conflict on this forum.... Sorry, I'm not interested in being bashed for using a drug that is working extraordinarily well for me.

    Right now in my life I'm enjoying my success with it and helping others who are thinking of using it or just started using it.

    If you want to see my results of Afrezza I post my reading almost daily on Twitter, Weekly on Diabetesdaily. Just look me up Brian Sharp or bsharp6669 I'm standing in front of a big yellow biplane.

    Thanks
     
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  9. Im_typeone

    Im_typeone Type 1 · Member

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  10. Im_typeone

    Im_typeone Type 1 · Member

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    I started taking Afrezza about 17 days. I could not be happier, I feel so in control of my diabetes. I was one of the people that experienced a slight cough when I first started taking it, but that has subsided.
    I take Lantus once a day, and I use afrezza when I eat . It acts as I had hoped insulin would've acted all along.
    Since being on Afrezza my glucose levels have been steadier than they have been in the 16 years I have had diabetes. My "in target" blood ranges have increased 75%.. I find that I'm not hungry all the time and stopped snacking between meals. I have energy again and feel great.

    I hope it gets to you all soon. It's been a game changer for me.
     
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  11. Im_typeone

    Im_typeone Type 1 · Member

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    I'm on it. I love it. I may appear to be promoting it... But only because I've not experienced anything like it before and I think it's a huge game changer for all diabetics. Can you reference a person on it who doesn't feel more in control of their diabetes
     
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  12. Im_typeone

    Im_typeone Type 1 · Member

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    Yes... I'm new to this forum. Someone told me about people in UK wanting to hear about Afrezza and that people had questions. I am on Afrezza, it is really helping me. I want to let all diabetics know about it. It's not a "miracle drug" or a cure. But it is a better insulin, that happens to be inhaled. It has helped me a lot-controlling my blood sugars, cutting back on eating, more energy... I have been following this since 2008 and couldn't wait for it to be available.. Now that I have it, it is even better than I hoped. I hope you all can get access to it soon !
     
  13. AfrezzaUser

    AfrezzaUser Type 1 · Newbie

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    If anyone would like to know more about Afrezza. Please contact me at www.afrezzauser.com or at www.twitter.com/afrezzauser . I wish the best for all diabetics no matter what treatment they chose. I was on the trials and spoke at the fda. My results are real, confirmed and life changing.
     
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  14. tim2000s

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    @AfrezzaUser , @Im_typeone, @Bsharp6669: As always with new treatments and also the known questionable practices that certain investors in MannKind have previously undetaken, there is what I'd describe as a healthy dose of scepticism within the diabetes community here. Some are very clearly impressed with the idea of Afrezza, some are intrigued by it and the change in the pharmakinetics and others are simply wary.

    We don't really know you guys, and it's interesting to find you turning up on the forum to share your stories. It would be great if you could tell us how you found out about this thread and what your diabetic life looked like before you started to use it, what drove you onto the trial and then the change in treatment, whether the product seemed like a last throw of the dice, etc.

    @AfrezzaUser, you've become the poster boy and evangelist for the product and understanding the reasons why that is would help a lot of the people on here.

    I fall into the intrigued by the pharamkinetics and effects but wary of the delivery mechanism. I am well aware of the concerns relating to introducing a growth hormone into the lungs and the incidence of cancer that typically follows.

    You guys must get that any new treatment that is introduced, seemingly without any negative experiences, is highly unusual and tends to set off an alarm for most that something isn't quite right. Hence the reactions that have been seen on here.

    A discourse allowing us to understand what it was you were struggling with before where we can ask you questions would be most welcome on our part.
     
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  15. T.H. Brown

    T.H. Brown Prediabetes · Member

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    T.H. Brown Prediabetes · Member

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  17. tim2000s

    tim2000s Type 1 · Expert
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    His may be. The other two aren't.
     
  18. donnellysdogs

    donnellysdogs Type 1 · Master

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    It doesn't actually give any medical data though of any imorovements.. Just testimonies according to what I have read.
     
  19. Im_typeone

    Im_typeone Type 1 · Member

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    I don't want to give you any links-you would probably see it as me trying to lead or trick you, but it's fairly simple to look up the clinical trials and results. That's the beauty of the Internet. Another great place to look is the Advisory Committee (Adcomm) notes/videos for the Afrezza FDA recommendation.
     
  20. donnellysdogs

    donnellysdogs Type 1 · Master

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    Ok...
     
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