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A case for open-source diabetes testing supplies

The market for unused test strips - bought from those with insurance and on-sold to those without. Photo credit Devin Chalmers, East Oakland 2020Imagine your drinking water supply was safe some days, and highly contaminated on others. The only way to know—and respond by either treating it or not—

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How to get involved?

Open Insulin is always looking for new volunteers! How to get started? Join us for own on our monthly New Member Info Session every last Sunday of the month at 10:30 AM. Next New member meeting: Sunday, July 26th - 10:30 AM PT Register via Zoom here If

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Democratizar el acceso a la insulina

El acceso a la insulina es difícil, el 50% de los diabéticos en el mundo no pueden comprar y consumir Insulina de forma debida. Sin acceso diario ni cantidad suficiente a la insulina, un diabético puede sufrir grande consecuencias para su salud que puede provocar la muerte. Tres farmacéuticas producen

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Round table - Confronting the Health Inequities of Insulin Access (or In-access)

In the age of COVID, we have seen how fragile our health systems are, who bears the heaviest burden of the crisis, and how people are coming  together to help each other through mutual aid. We discussed  parallel topics that are all too relevant for those whose lives are dependent

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Open Insulin at a glance

Greetings! Here is a quick overview of the most common information people tend to look for when first learning about the Open Insulin project. GoalsWe're making a complete open source system for making insulin at a small scale. This includes organisms to make at least one long acting and one

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Open Insulin Online Summer Internship for High School and Undergraduate Students

The Open Insulin Project is working to create an open-source model for distributed and decentralized insulin manufacturing.  For over four years, team members have volunteered to make this idea a reality, bringing attention to the outrageous and unaffordable price of insulin. Our work has garnered widespread attention, and we have

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