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trekmemes: ohnoagremlin: gahdamnpunk: AND a race one since the most affected regions will be Africa, Asia and Oceania as a friend pointed out, this headline makes it sound like supply will be dwindling. supply is fine. people will be *priced out*. this is fucking MURDER. insulin has been mass produced (from animal extracts) since -1923-. slow acting insulin has existed since the ‘50s, and ‘human’ genetically engineered insulin (derived from E. coli bacteria) has existed since 1982. insulin treatment for diabetes is not some new or ‘unproven’ treatment. according to beyondtype1, “Humalog rapid-acting insulin came on to the market with a list price of $21 a vial in 1997.” adjusting for inflation, a vial these days should cost about $34 at most. instead, it costs over $300. there is NO reason for it to be steadily gaining in price to the point that diabetics are unable to afford their lifesaving medication, other than the sheer inhuman greed of pharmaceutical manufacturers. let me reiterate: life without insulin (for Type 1 diabetics in particular) is a slow and painful death sentence. the ability to treat diabetes is a relatively modern phenomenon that has allowed countless people to live full, healthy lives. we should be expanding full covereage and access to insulin to diabetics the world over, and it should be FREE. : CNN @CNN CAN Follow 40 million people with diabetes will be left without insulin by 2030, a new study predicts cnn.it/2RdoAg7 2:45 PM 24 Nov 2018 ·IC@ 1,000 Retweets 1,355 Likes Saintも @saintbt? Follow This is class genocide CNN @CNN 40 million people with diabetes will be left without insulin by 2030, a new study predicts cnn.it/2RdoAg7 7:05 PM - 24 Nov 2018 2,179 Retweets 7.765 Likes trekmemes: ohnoagremlin: gahdamnpunk: AND a race one since the most affected regions will be Africa, Asia and Oceania as a friend pointed out, this headline makes it sound like supply will be dwindling. supply is fine. people will be *priced out*. this is fucking MURDER. insulin has been mass produced (from animal extracts) since -1923-. slow acting insulin has existed since the ‘50s, and ‘human’ genetically engineered insulin (derived from E. coli bacteria) has existed since 1982. insulin treatment for diabetes is not some new or ‘unproven’ treatment. according to beyondtype1, “Humalog rapid-acting insulin came on to the market with a list price of $21 a vial in 1997.” adjusting for inflation, a vial these days should cost about $34 at most. instead, it costs over $300. there is NO reason for it to be steadily gaining in price to the point that diabetics are unable to afford their lifesaving medication, other than the sheer inhuman greed of pharmaceutical manufacturers. let me reiterate: life without insulin (for Type 1 diabetics in particular) is a slow and painful death sentence. the ability to treat diabetes is a relatively modern phenomenon that has allowed countless people to live full, healthy lives. we should be expanding full covereage and access to insulin to diabetics the world over, and it should be FREE.
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forgotten-sea-god: ceruleanfuckup: hervacationh0me: Only way this shit gonna top marvel is if I get my own 8 foot tall genetically engineered avatar with some timbs and a long ass usb weave I can connect to trees and horses too the fuck Avatar holds 2nd for the most money *ever* in the box office, when adjusted for inflation. Avengers is 13th. Avatar is the all-time worldwide highest grossing movie of all time too. Like Marvel is good at making movies but probably not gonna do better than Avatar Name the main characters in Avatar. I’ll wait. Fuck name any character from Avatar. That movie did well because of its ooh ahh special effects in the height of the “FUCK YOU WE’RE 3D!” era of cinematography and the fact that pretentious people like to be all up James Cameron’s ass. Storywise is was a nothing burger, and I doubt they’re gonna catch lightning in a bottle more than once.: SR EXCLUSIVES MOVIE NEWS TV NEWS REVIEWS INTERVIEWS LSTS MORE The Avatar Sequels Will Blow Marvel out of The Water BY STEPHEN M. COLBERT ON NOV 04, 2018 IN SR ORIGINALS Doubt forgotten-sea-god: ceruleanfuckup: hervacationh0me: Only way this shit gonna top marvel is if I get my own 8 foot tall genetically engineered avatar with some timbs and a long ass usb weave I can connect to trees and horses too the fuck Avatar holds 2nd for the most money *ever* in the box office, when adjusted for inflation. Avengers is 13th. Avatar is the all-time worldwide highest grossing movie of all time too. Like Marvel is good at making movies but probably not gonna do better than Avatar Name the main characters in Avatar. I’ll wait. Fuck name any character from Avatar. That movie did well because of its ooh ahh special effects in the height of the “FUCK YOU WE’RE 3D!” era of cinematography and the fact that pretentious people like to be all up James Cameron’s ass. Storywise is was a nothing burger, and I doubt they’re gonna catch lightning in a bottle more than once.
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