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Inhaled insulin no longer recommende as routine diabetes treatment

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: (Published 29 June 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:14
  1. Susan Mayor
  1. London

    Revised draft guidance from the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) recommends that inhaled insulin should not be used in the routine treatment of patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus. But it is recommended as a treatment option for patients who have a haemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) concentration of 9% or higher despite other therapeutic interventions and adequate educational support; …

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