Inhaled Insulin


Inhaled insulin is an “ultra rapid-acting” insulin and the only form of insulin on the market today that people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes can take without a syringe, pen, or insulin pump. Learn everything you need to know about inhaled insulin—Afrezza, manufactured by MannKind—right here.

All About Inhaled Insulin

Here’s everything you need to know about using inhaled insulin as part of your diabetes management routine.

Putting Inhaled Insulin to the Test

I'm using Afrezza's inhaled insulin to manage my type 1 diabetes. Here's how it's going...
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Tips for Avoiding Post-Meal Blood-Sugar Spikes

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Talking to Your Doctor About Inhaled Insulin

Inhaled insulin might be a perfect addition to your diabetes management routine, whether you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes.
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Inhaled Insulin: Myths Vs. Facts

Inhaled insulin has been around for several years, but there are many myths about this zero-poke method of taking insulin.
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Inhaled Insulin: Meet a Type 1 Who Uses Afrezza And Keeps Her A1C Below 6.0

Have you ever wondered about the effectiveness of inhaled insulin? This T1D uses it and keeps her A1C below 6.0!
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How Inhaled Insulin Helped Me Recover From Diabulimia

Cynthia Celt struggled with diabulimia — a life-threatening eating disorder — for nearly 20 years before she started using inhaled insulin.
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1 Year Later: Why I Still Love Inhaled Insulin for Type 1 Diabetes

One year ago, Ginger started using inhaled insulin to manage her type 1 diabetes. Here, she shares the impact it’s had on her day-to-day life.
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Using Inhaled Insulin with Type 1 + Type 2 Diabetes

Here are a few reasons why people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes love using Afrezza inhaled insulin.
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How to Get Afrezza Inhaled Insulin — From Prescription To Coverage

Afrezza is still relatively new to the market, so doctors and health insurance companies aren’t as familiar with it. Here’s what you need to know to get it.

WRITTEN BY Ginger Vieira , POSTED 08/03/22, UPDATED 01/06/23

Ginger Vieira is an author and writer living with type 1 diabetes, celiac disease, fibromyalgia and hypothyroidism. She’s authored a variety of books, including “When I Go Low” (for kids), “Pregnancy with Type 1 Diabetes,” and “Dealing with Diabetes Burnout.” Before joining Beyond Type 1, Ginger spent the last 15 years writing for Diabetes Mine, Healthline, T1D Exchange, Diabetes Strong and more! In her free time, she is jumping rope, scootering with her daughters, or walking with her handsome fella and their dog.