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T1International Statement on Pharma’s Attempt to Block Minnesota’s Insulin Bill

T1International Statement on Pharma’s Attempt to Block Minnesota’s Insulin Bill

T1International is outraged, though not surprised, to see pharmaceutical companies once again put profit over human lives. On Tuesday, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) filed a lawsuit against the state of Minnesota to challenge the Alec Smith Insulin Affordability Act. Read more

T1International Statement on World Health Assembly Insulin Resolution Meeting

T1International Statement on World Health Assembly Insulin Resolution Meeting

We were proud that Cyrine Farhat of Lebanon represented T1International, the #insulin4all movement and people living with type 1 diabetes as one of six speakers at a collaborative virtual event about a WHA Resolution on Access to Insulin. Read more

T1International Statement on Insulin Manufacturer's Responses to COVID-19

T1International Statement on Insulin Manufacturer's Responses to COVID-19

The best way for insulin manufacturers to demonstrate their commitment to patient health would be for them to permanently lower their list price, which would make low-cost insulin easier to acquire and apply to every patient who needs it. Read more

T1International Statement on COVID-19

T1International Statement on COVID-19

As the world grapples with the effects of a global pandemic, the situation is evolving quickly and the short and long-term impacts are still unclear. What is clear is that the COVID-19 crisis stresses the need to approach healthcare as a human right. The crisis also emphasizes the need for international cooperation to fix global health problems. There must be global solidarity in the fight for #insulin4all and universal access to healthcare. Read more

T1International Advocates Attend State of the Union to advocate for #insulin4all

T1International Advocates Attend State of the Union to advocate for #insulin4all

Some of the most important advocacy often happens in the shadows – in small meeting rooms, online, in the hours of pouring over legislation and building factsheets and bringing together a community fighting for change. Those efforts, full of blood sweat and tears, are paying off, even if it is not obvious. However, sometimes those efforts result in a chance to represent your community in a significant and public way. We are thrilled that so many advocates impacted by type 1 diabetes were invited to the 2020 State of the Union. Two of those advocates share their perspectives here. Read more

T1International Launches Communities of Color Campaign

T1International Launches Communities of Color Campaign

As the celebration of Black History Month is underway in the United States, T1International is launching its Communities of Color campaign. This campaign aims to highlight the need for better representation and genuine inclusion of people of color (PoC) within the diabetes community and to encourage participation and inclusion of PoC in the #insulin4all movement fighting for access to affordable insulin and diabetes care. Read more

T1International Statement on Brexit

T1International Statement on Brexit

We stand ready to hold the UK government to account on the provision of healthcare for UK citizens with type 1 diabetes over the coming months and years. We will strongly resist any erosion of the current provision of essential medicine and supplies, medical devices or support services for patients with type 1 diabetes in the UK. Read more

#insulin4all Demonstration Outside Sanofi in Paris

#insulin4all Demonstration Outside Sanofi in Paris

On the 8th of January, members of Diabète et Méchant, the French Chapter of T1International, demonstrated in front of Sanofi’s headquartered in Paris against their insulin price policy. The demonstration was meant to commemorate the 98th anniversary of the first successful injection of insulin in 1922. Read more

T1International Year in Review: 2019

T1International Year in Review: 2019

We have had a truly incredible year. Unprecedented growth is the only way to put it. The global insulin crisis continues, but the momentum to counter this crisis is growing, thanks to patients around the world standing up and fighting for their right to health. Below, we share a summary of our highlights and biggest achievements, thanks to your donations, your advocacy, and your dedication to ensuring #insulin4all becomes a reality. Read more

Kentuckians Demand Legislation to Address Insulin Costs, Not Pharma-Funded Talking Points

Kentuckians Demand Legislation to Address Insulin Costs, Not Pharma-Funded Talking Points

Anything short of these 3 things mean that there will still be Kentuckians who suffer and possibly die. Money from the “big 3” insulin makers is influencing established advocacy groups across the United States, including some of the testimony heard at the August 21st ommittee meeting. When ideas are proposed that specifically remove blame and accountability from Pharma, it may be a key indicator of who is funding that group. Read more