No his new primary care doctor is also a Endocrinologist. He is not diabetic-but his Doctors office prescribed Afreeza to 2 patients, I asked them about Afreeza when I took him for his first visit.
If this is the case I will be asking for Afreeza if I can't bring my blood work levels down. Those pills have some real concerning possible side effects like itching and swelling of the private parts and foul smelling discharge. Who wants to get involved with that. The only encouraging thing about the pills is weight loss is noted. I want the easy way if I can't control this problem.
I'm truthfully not educated enough and would like to think that I'm going to control it without any medications. If I cant make changes to blood work in 3 months I will be doing a lot of homework. I lets myself go (gained way too much weight and heavy beer drinker).
My A1C score was 6.6 with my blood sugar fasting 118. He prescribed Invokamet 50-500 MG tabs twice a day. I'm sure my PCP is not well educated for treating diabetics, he told me to check my blood twice a day when taking the pills- Never even asked if I had a meter. Its all fast food medicine now days and I noticed the office has 4 to 5 drug pushing reps going in and out every time I make a visit, they prescribe what their pushing I'm sure. I have not started taking the pills yet but they are free. My co-pay was paid by a program they have for at least until the end of the year. I'm in denial and will wait 3 months to see if diet and exercise brings my levels down. Point being if they get pushing Afreeza to PCP Doctors they will prescribe it. I have a feeling PCP Doctors are not well versed in handling Diabetics. My father is going to a Endo that has prescribed 2 scrips for Afreeza (as previously posted) and I believe that they are the ones who have knowledge on how to treat Diabetics- I'm sure I'm not a candidate for Afreeza but I believe the first line of treatment for someone just diagnosed should not be Invokamet. But that's why they call it a practice-They
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I went with my father for his office visit (new patient-not diabetic) and asked the Doctor at the end of the visit if he has prescribed any Afreeza with his response - 2 patients that are very happy with the results. When I go back in 3 weeks I will ask if they were samples or scrips and how they liked the Sanofi's rep presentation and I will ask about lung testing. This doctor has a general practice and is a Endo
Your absolutely correct. And they suspected it caused lung cancer, but of course you knew that. The FDA is making MNKD do a study about those effects, but I can tell you my position will be sold by then. And you also know that Exubera delivery system was the size of a bong. And I'm sure you know the size of AFREZZA delivery systems. But the best part you knew about is the shelf life and storage requirement for AFREZZA and how that effects distribution. There are far better stocks for you to short that you will not have this high risk exposure, maybe you should find one.
The short interest flooded the Board to keep meaningful posts off the front page and made it difficult for longs to communicate. Some of the longs got together and created another message board for a selected group. Looks like this might have to happen here. Its amazing how much money short interest make on biotech's but they need to play many of them to make up for that one stock they get hammered on. It will be fun to watch when the Dreamboat leaves the dock on this one and from what I'm learning that could be much sooner then later. GLTA
The cost of diabetes released March 6th 2013- Total Cost in US $245 Billion- a 41% increase over 5 years. Prescription Medications to treat it is 18% of that. This study is over a year old and has increased without a doubt. Do the math, this company is going to make money in the US and abroad. These figures are for the US only. This is why I bought.
I did medicare inspections for CMS -Center for Medicare and Medicade (DME SUPPLIES) and Diabetic Supplies- Meters and Test Strips was a HUGE business for many many many small companies in only 2 counties in Florida- 75 mile radius. How can this not be a winner imo. Just stumbled across this stock and sold all my other holdings to get in.
He must be a High School Kid that just graduated and is trying to make a killing shorting a $2.85 stock. This is why I seldom come here anymore. Too many Kids that are wet behind the ears. Talking trash. He could be someone who hates life and is depressed. Medication helps that. Medication is better then a rope or gun.
Z made the right choice not pursuing RMG license in US. It will be years before anyone will make money with online poker the way the GOV has control of it. There is only one pace with online poker progress in the US, slow and slower. When Don talks it will be with something to say, and that day is comming sooner then later.
I agree with poker traffic is larger then internet casino in UK, But there is much more profit in the casino vs poker!
Sentiment: Strong Buy
The US market will not allow online Casino's in your lifetime. They will allow online RMG on Poker Only. Zynga has the edge in the UK over Poker Stars because currently Poker Stars does not have a online Casino- Only Poker. If things go as we all hope and Poker Stars is kept out of the US market we will Win Big. If someone opens the door for Poker Stars to enter the US then Its game over period.
Sentiment: Strong Buy
It's a safe bet that all the players involved with RMG in the US are being forced to make choices because of the Atlantic Club court ruling. Expect news soon from those trying to position in the US market. Hope its news from the Zynga camp.
Sentiment: Strong Buy
Well Jim, someone reported you for abusive language when you got that bad beat for a big pot. You need to remember you give as many bad beats as you get. Stop being a sore loser. Don't chat while your playing poker online period or you will be banned from any site with your temper. As a matter of fact you are violating Yahoo's TOS right now.
Sentiment: Strong Buy