MannKind Corp (NASDAQ:MNKD)

CAPS Rating: 3 out of 5

A biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of therapeutic products for diseases such as diabetes and cancer.


Player Avatar zzlangerhans (99.80) Submitted: 12/22/2010 2:47:45 PM : Underperform Start Price: $8.48 MNKD Score: +40.92

There's no point in going over what's been argued a million times. At this price level, I see more downside in the short-term regardless of the PDUFA outcome. I think another technical CRL is the most likely verdict, but I'm far from sure that's what will happen.The main long-term issue, as always, is whether inhaled insulin represents a genuine improvement over injected insulin. The FDA has certainly questioned this in the past, and I've yet to meet a diabetic who didn't take his insulin because of fear of needles.I haven't been wrong yet on Mannkind (my one negative score would have turned positive quickly if I hadn't chickened out) and a significant pullback here might give me score leadership. Then you'll have to put up with whatever I have to say about this company, and no reply button.

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Member Avatar JPG101 (< 20) Submitted: 12/30/2010 1:09:28 PM
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I guess we see different types of diabetic patients. I know a lot of diabetics who should be taking insulin but aren't because of the fear of needles. That you haven't yet met a single one of these patients is impressive or surprising... Do you talk to them?

Many of the patients I see are also scared of hypoglycemia and weight gain. Afrezza seems to be better at that then injected insulin. Do any of your patients worry about those things? I presume not since you practice medicine in a tough area I guess.

An old endocrinologist told me Afrezza is for whimps. He tells his patients: 'take your needles like a man' or something to that effect. You guys would get along well I guess!

Scared of needles, weight gain and hypoglycemia? Be a whimp and go for Afrezza!

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Member Avatar tstalkin101 (48.27) Submitted: 1/14/2011 6:57:21 PM
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dig'n it Baby. My call option are through the roooof.

Go BB Go is right.

Question I hold the Jan options with THE decision still looming??

Member Avatar TSIF (99.96) Submitted: 1/19/2011 5:48:37 PM
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