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Open Hardware Project: Interview with Vadim Kimlaychuk

Open Insulin is working to make an open source protein purification system (FPLC), which is a key piece of equipment for manufacturing insulin, and one that is currently very expensive. Avery McLain spoke with Vadim Kimlaychuk, one of the lead engineers working on the FPLC project, about his work, as

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2021 Internship Program

Apply now to the 2021 Open Insulin Summer Internship for High School and Undergraduate Students! To help grow the project and give opportunities to those interested in learning about our work and volunteering in the future, the team is launching a second summer internship program. The internship will involve all

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Fighting back: Round table discussing tactics to get affordable insulin the US

The panel will be a discussion between groups that are taking different approaches to tackle insulin affordability. They will share about the work they're doing, discuss ways to support each other, and share organizing tactics as well as challenges they've come across. Sunday, October 18th, Noon Pacific time on Zoom.

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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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