Category Archives: Diabetes History

AskNadia: Skin Reaction to Levemir Insulin

Dear Nadia,

I injected Levemir insulin and now I have a ball. Is that normal? It itches as well.

Michelle

Dear Michelle,

Skin reactions to insulin injection are not new. Since the advent of insulin in 1922, people taking injections …

Nothing to Show for It… Biocontrol Staged Demonstrations and Doctored Test Results, But Glucose Monitor is Still Unappoved and Unproven

It’s called the Diasensor 1000. The company that built it, Indiana, Pa.-based Biocontrol Technology Inc., claims it’s the answer to diabetics’ prayers.

The device is said to measure blood sugar levels using an infrared beam of light shot painlessly through …