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What are the different ways to take insulin ?

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by HICHAM_T2, Nov 13, 2018.

  1. HICHAM_T2

    HICHAM_T2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi
    We all know that taking insulin through this flask and the pen is rolling among many diabetic patients

    But I read some books talking about many new ways like
    Pump sprayer, pressure force, capsules, pancreatic implants or parts thereof and ultrasonic frequencies
    my question is
    Is there anyone with us who uses one of these new techniques and does it have side effects?
    And thanks
     
  2. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Expert
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    Hi my friend,

    Now your talking "Star Trek" tech.. Or are we...?

    Apart from the traditional way of injecting insulin, along with the pen or pump & canula. I know not of anyone using a "hypo spray" for insulin? (Lol, oddly an appropriate name for insulin applications.)

    In short. It all generally involves a needle under the skin.. I'd love to hear from someone using (have tried.) this practical development in "star tech" & how they get on with it...

    If you are unfamiliar with the fictional long running TV science fiction show? (Also produced as numerous movies.)

    Here is a little flavour. Interspersed with a few factoids...

     
    #2 Jaylee, Nov 13, 2018 at 7:15 PM
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  3. HICHAM_T2

    HICHAM_T2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi my friend I hope are you fine and thanks
    I have heard that the sprayer method is present but there are problems with the lung
    I love science fiction

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15386822
     
    #3 HICHAM_T2, Nov 14, 2018 at 2:19 PM
    Last edited: Nov 14, 2018
  4. alphabeta

    alphabeta Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    There is already inhalable powder insulin in the market. Afrezza...
     
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  5. HICHAM_T2

    HICHAM_T2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    thank you alphabeta for add this information
     
  6. alphabeta

    alphabeta Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    You are welcome!
     
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