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Health Headlines - January 28 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm FDA Approves Inhaled Insulin for Diabetes Exubera, the first inhaled insulin treatment for diabetes, won approval from U.S. regulatory officials on Friday. The long-awaited action by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration means millions of people with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes may have the option of avoiding the needles and countles ... Read on »
Ill Effects of Using Insulin To Control Diabetes by rajesh moganti Posted Fri 07 Jun 2013 2:00am   Treatment of is by way of insulin is effective, but it has some disadvantages and side health effects and these are some of the complications of treatment by insulin. Insulin is a protein and may trigger allergic reactions in a diabetic patient and may be the patient gets small red lump at the site of injection and itching may occur fo ... Read on »
Too Much Insulin? How to Reset Your Metabolism by Tom H. Patient Expert Posted Thu 04 Feb 2010 10:14am 1 Comment Are your hormones out of balance? Does your life feel like a song played badly out of tune? If sothe problem may have to do with imbalances in your hormoneswhich are wreaking havoc on your body and mind. Today I want to focus on the most common — and therefore the most problematic — of hormonal problems in Americans today: too much insulin. ... Read on »
From the FDA: Lantus (insulin glargine) and Cancer by Tanya T. Patient Expert Posted Thu 02 Jul 2009 4:35pm A friend from the Indian community sent this to me this morning. It's worth knowing about. Lantus (insulin glargine) Audience - Diabetes health care professionals, patients FDA notified health care professionals and patients that it is aware of four recently-published observational studies that looked at the use of Lantus ( ... Read on »
FDA Approves First Insulin Product for Use with Automatic Injection Pen in Cats and Dogs by FDA Posted Wed 19 Mar 2014 10:48am Approval provides consumers with additional option for insulin delivery March 19, 2014 Media Inquiries: Megan Bensette, 240-506-6818 Consumer Inquiries: 240-276-9300, AskCVM@fda.hhs.gov The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced the first approval of an insulin for use in cats and dogs via an ... Read on »
The Cave of Denial: A Place to Hide by Tiffany Patient Expert Posted Sun 25 Jan 2009 3:45pm Have you ever known someone with a chronic but manageable illness who did not do what was necessary to stay healthy? Maybe they didn't lose the weight the doctors told them to and now they need surgery for knee problems. Maybe they didn't change their diet as they should have so their heart disease has progressed. Maybe they didn't take their meds, ... Read on »
Insulin Therapy and Fear: A Barrier to Success? by Elizabeth S. Posted Sun 24 Oct 2010 2:32am The toughest aspect of having insulin dependent diabetes is managing the side effects of insulin therapy.  Perhaps it is only patients who can fully comprehend how truly difficult the negative effects are including impaired (temporary) cognitive ability, memory-loss, swings in mood – even hostility, exhaustion, weight gain, insatiable hunger, unp ... Read on »
Insulin for Persons Already on Metformin: A Population Health Perspective by JaanS Medical Doctor Posted Wed 11 Jun 2014 10:37am As most population health providers know, diabetes guidelines tend to focus on shorter-term or "intermediate" outcomes, such as average blood sugar levels or A1c levels.  That's because these short-term measures are surrogates for "long term" outcomes, such as blindness and kidney disease. Two inconvenient facts have complicated the focus on i ... Read on »
Outtakes, Part 10: A Light Tale from the Dark Side by Dr. Rob Dobrenski Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Tue 25 Oct 2011 11:49am This was one of the very first stories I wrote after graduate school. If there’s any truth to the notion that writing is a skill that takes years to master, the following anecdote is a great piece of evidence. It’s terrible. However, I include it here, along with the other Outtakes , because I did say this section of the site was to show how ... Read on »
FDA Advisory About Levemir Insulin by FDA Posted Thu 22 Aug 2013 1:48pm On June 13, 2009, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an advisory about the long-acting insulin Levemir made by Novo Nordisk. FDA has learned that some stolen vials of Levemir have reappeared and are being sold in the U.S. market. The stolen insulin vials may not have been stored and handled properly and ma ... Read on »