How many insulins have you tried? If you’re like most people, you only switch to something new when a better generation comes out, such as when Regular upgraded to Humalog or when NPH upgraded to Lantus. But when it comes to comparing insulin in the same family, say Humalog versus Novolog or Lantus versus Levemir, most of us only try something new when something goes very wrong, such as burning at the injection site. Yech……Read more »
Considering what I am about to write, I feel a little guilty about the post headline here. But these sensational headlines are just the point: the media is abuzz the last few days with the possibility that Lantus insulin “may be linked” to cancer.
The rumors started late last week, when the media got wind that a prominent diabetes researcher forecasted that an “earthquake” event was about to hit that would compromise the safety profile…
I know Phil Southerland wouldn’t want me to call him a hero, but I can’t help myself. He has achieved what many thought impossible: creating a team of competitive cyclists with type 1 diabetes on track to become world-class. His efforts in recruiting athletes for Team Type 1, finding pharmaceutical sponsors, training like a maniac, and yet still finding time for motivational speaking around the country are beyond inspirational for people with diabetes everywhere. I…Read more »