MannKind Corp a development stage biopharmaceutical company, was incorporated in the state of Delaware on February 14, 1991. The Company is engaged in the discovery, development and commercialization of therapeutic products for diseases such as diabetes. Its product candidate, AFREZZA inhalation powder, is an ultra rapid-acting insulin therapy that is in late-stage clinical investigation for the treatment of adults with type 1 or type 2 diabetes for the control of hyperglycemia. Its other product MKC253, MKC253 is a Technosphere formulation of GLP-1. Results from a phase 1 trial supported the hypothesis that inhalation of MKC253 may be able to simulate the incretin effect that is lost in patients with type 2 diabetes. Products manufactured in the United States and marketed outside the United States are subject to certain FDA regulations, as well as regulation by the country in which the products are to be sold.
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