I lowered mine from 8.5 to 7.1 in 6 months but went into the 6s....So that sounds about correct. I think outside the control of doctors every patient will be able to achieve such results without pre-planning meals as I did. I have no doubt that I can achieve a 6-6.5% without severe lows but only with Afrezza.
Yes the drug hurts as well especially when its cold! Great point asI have another reason to switch to Afrezza . Please explain to me why it hurts sometimes when I poke the needle in before I inject the insulin. The stuff people come up with is amazing!
Counting down the days....What a long road it has been! Once 1000s of diabetics have the same experience as I have all the naysayers will be long gone! Some people think this is all about A1Cs when in fact it is way more than that! : - )
Yes I experience burning as well on the injection sites. Injections are not painless! Try injecting yourself 2000 times a year. Anyone saying that it is painless probably never gave themselves a shot in the abdomen.
I believe you as only a diabetic who had lows knows what this is about "had someone with me that saw my face and body motions".
Sadly my body does not alarm me anymore. I had a 38 the other day with no symptoms. I used to get the body muscle breakdowns at 60 (jerking motions, acting out etc etc) . I have become hypo unaware. The only alarm now is my site. I start seeing spots when I start pushing 30s.
As we know once you hit that if you are alone you are getting close to death. Sometimes you have only minutes to save your life. Most have no clue what this is truly about!!
Sadly if I was on Afrezza for the last 3 years I would not be hypo unaware because I would of not had the highs and lows to make me so. Nobody even realizes this! I dont even hear the company talk about it but I am sure they are aware but I guess unless you run a study its hard to prove that!!!
Just a few more months!!!
You actually think that anything anybody says here will influence the stocks price? I am sure short sellers will run for cover because my trial results backed up everything that has already been proven. The reality is I personally don't care of the stock is trading at 2 or 12 as long as it is approved. Afrezza will will save 1000 s of lives if not tens of thousands. Not only that but it will also allow diabetics to live more normal life. Nice try!
My good friends mother died of a low driving in her car hours after taking insulin.....This scenario can be avoided with afrezza. Minimum we should be able choose it to fit our life styles ...If afrezza reduces lows just 50 percent would mean 50 percent less deaths from lows. Plain and simple!!
Here are a couple of my numbers from the day I went home with Afrezza. Its hard to believe that people are constantly trying to discredit something that mimics your pancreas. For some strange reason people want us to believe that Novolog with a peak onset of 90min and tail ends of 4-5 hours is somehow a better insulin that Afrezza which works at the same speed as your pancreas. If Human pancreas would operate like Novolog there would be people dropping dead all around you on a daily basis and cars randomly crashing into telephone poles. If there would be 300 million diabetics in the USA. 15 Million of those would die simply of a low in their lifetime. Let not even address the convenience and how more diabetics would comply with treatments.....
Couple of Afrezza Sugar Numbers
Afrezza Taken at 11:45am
Afrezza Taken at 1:55pm
"Once diabetics realize their blood sugar will come back to normal 1.5 hours after eating,"
Try 20 minutes!
Here are couple of tests i ran when on Afrezza
You assume correct. 133 of us on the trials. How many of those out of the u.s.a.? How many are over 50 and under early 20s. So how many is left? Most people in society dont get involved in message boards and also dont vocalize something they believe in for the better of humanity. So that leaves a few dozen perhaps that would fall into the group that might just on the age range..so out of lets say 30 people how many would use a stock message board to spread the word? Honestly I never thought i would be attacked and for most its not worth it.
Very good points..I have not said anything that has not already been shown in trials with over 5000 patients..The difference is I am one of few with the new inhaler which is just a plastic device and does not effect the drug Afrezza. My stories are my real world experiences being on Afrezza for 6 months. Not only did I see the differences in my daily life but so did all my friends and family members. Yes diabetes effects everyone around you. AFREZZA made everyone worry free. You cannot put a price on that. For me I did not have one severe low but I am sure overtime if i would get careless it would happen.It sure beats having a severe low on a weekly basis. Yes before i was a fake because I did not post the video. It seems those that want Afrezza to vanish will say and do anything to try to make it happen which includes silencing all who speak positively about it. If anyone wants more proof of Afrezza just look to the Jdrf trials. I am not relevant in the big scheme of things. Jdrf with one article down the road will influence more people than I could ever posting non stop all day.
It is funny as I have them all on ignore and cant even read what they are babbling.. Supposedly they are all long on Mannkind but they continue to bash everyone involved with the company including a trial patient such as myself who supports Afrezza 100%.
I will not. Sorry! Some might be able to figure it out if you think about it long enough. Once I said I will post my youtube video and there are good reason why I delayed it.Many called me a fraud when I did not post it. It is obvious that those that want Mannkind destroyed for nothing but selfish gains will twist and turn every word I utter into something else as they do with Al. Sometimes less is more! This panel meeting nobody really knows what it will be about. I doubt the voting question will be should Afrezza be approved. It could be about many other things but we will not know till the week before the FDA releases the outline!
There are far bigger issues here for myself and diabetics then making money. I think you will understand soon enough.
Some things that Al has said might be hard to understand unless you have been on the trial. You go home from day 1 with this new product after 10 - 30 years of using Novolog or Humolog and what do you do. I know my a1c went from 8.5 to 6s and finished with a 7.1..After getting off Afrezza I went right back to mid 8s. Now I am working 3 times as hard just to maintain high 7s with the constant fear of lows. Yesterday I had a 33 reading 3 hours after insulin. I am on a big workout kick so its due to that but I never had that happen when on Afrezza. So when Al Mann says its almost impossible to have a low you have to understand where he is coming from. Compared to Novolog yes it is certainly much easier to control and manage diabetes so your lows drop. Now for the type group someone was posting about how they had greater lows than their counterpart. No kidding! This is the first time they are on insulin. Most of these type 2s should already be on insulin and guess what? If you put the type2 group on novo as they should be the lows would be much larger than with Afrezza. My docor has done trials with Mannkind before so it was good combo as between him and I but even he cut my dose back when I got aggressive and thats when I went from 6s to 7.1 but still had a huge drop. I was held back as I had to follow protocols in a way but that was the responsible thing to do as nobody has ever taken Afreeza with the new inhaler in such a trial.
4. The increase in hypoglycemic events in the type 2 trial is not that difficult to understand, though it is not something that is easy to explain in front of an audience. Here’s my explanation: The early type 2 patient in the Afrezza trial still had a reserve of beta cells sufficient to at least meet basal insulin needs. However, their pancreas’s ability to control glucose associated with a meal was deficient and that is the reason they were no longer controlled adequately even with the oral medications. So, if the patient took Afrezza earlier than they should have, it is possible that the Afrezza dose added onto their natural basal insulin level was sufficient to cause hypoglycemia since there would not have been sufficient glucose to counterbalance the surge in insulin with the drug. I believe this is the situation where there must be reasonable care to coordinate the timing of the insulin administration and food intake. That situation is considerably different than the one diabetics face today, in that they must “calculate” how much insulin to take in anticipation of the type of meal they plan to eat and that is no small task, especially when eating at a restaurant. For an Afrezza user, there is considerably greater latitude in matching the amount of insulin with a meal than it is for a person taking injected insulin.